Wikipedia suggests that H’Angus the Monkey (cartoon) may have been voted mayor first time by local gamblers attracted by the high odds against him. Stuart Drummond failed to honour his “free bananas” pledge, but was re-elected.
On this walk.
- Rooftop virgins
Despite the Grimms’ usual fiddling, Rapunzel remains – as Violet Bergen notes in a fine article – a story suffused with
The good, the bad, and the quite ridiculously ugly.
- West African joke about white people in snowstorms
The last time the issue came up, my dad rated Percy Shaw as one of the 20th century’s most under-appreciated inventors,
- Sant Martí de Centelles slags off anarchists, disagrees on “historical memory”
Some Civil War street plaques sound a dissonant note with respect to the official Popular Front “historical memory” dogma. St James’
- Romería de la Primera Sueca/Pilgrimage of the First Swedish Totty
We’ve been outed by a couple of publications, so here’s the why/where/when for any readers of this blog who want to