Apparently there is a multi-ethnic casa de barrets (hat-house, from the number hanging there) at the top of the John Lennon Musical Garden–there hasn’t been any music there since people used to pop outside the city walls to have a crap:
Here’s the pricelist:
- Argentines: 80€
- Blacks: 30/60€
- Catalans: 50€
- Romanians: 30€
- Columbians: ?
- Ecuadorians: 25€
- Pigs, bitches, cocksuckers, whores in general, etc: unspecified.
Maybe Colin Davies will be able to tell me if these are typical–he seems to have studied the subject in some detail.
Older advertising is more surreptitious. A subtle hint on Gerona cathedral reminds us that the Roman Catholic Church is nothing less than that Great Whore of Babylon:
A nice pair of
knockers acorns on the same edifice:
Finally, lest we forget whose fault it is, Carrer de les Polles, Prick Street:
Gerona is actually remarkably boring. It would be quite a feat to ir romera y volver ramera, to go a pilgrim and return a whore.
[The DRAE says that ramera comes from ramo, which may well be true, although I can’t imagine why, unless it. In my own etymological dreamworld, the source would be the Dutch raam, window, as in raamprostitutie.]
- Dr No
- Birthday pics
Thanks all for kind wishes. Cake under attack from fish: Afterwards I got to go walkies, and chose one of the old
- New great mosque for Barcelona in historic building on Tibidabo
Three South Asian-British professionals (down from four last time, one having fallen to feminine wiles in the intervening biennium) emerge blinking
- FollowTheBaldie.com review
I’m terrible at collecting testimonials, but here, with permission, is an extract from a thoughtful longer piece by a Chicago woman
Is not a gay bar but a lingerie-and-that-kind-of-stuff shop on the street in Barcelona named after Pi i Margall, Mr Pine