Dead playing pheasant (gamekeeper’s grave on the N estate in what used to be called Central Southern England before Labour, inspired by Norman Tebbit’s dad’s bicycle, decided to demolish the entire north and rebuild it in Southeast England, which unfortunately turned out to be a tad small for the exercise):
Keepers’ memorials like the above are to be found all over Europe, and pheasants are pretty much universal too, so the German family that spent considerable sums of money on this estate and its chapel made sure they got an icon of the Mediterranean littoral in there to demonstrate their elective affinities:
- Are the Spanish media really obsessed with Israel?
John Chappell links to an old piece from the Stephen Roth Institute in Tel Aviv which claims among other things that
- Casanova warns Spanish authorities re sexual mores of “Swiss” immigrants to Sierra Morena, plus the etymology and origins of flamenco, and other items of interest
One of the many etymologies of flamenco is rather curious. From the typically poor Spanish-language entry in Wikipedia: Durante el siglo
I’d like to thank all (OK, both) of you who clicked on the beer graphic and ended up donating last month.
- Reflets sur l’eau
When we went down to the beach last Saturday to see how much of it had survived last week’s storms, a
The strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo) is a tragic shrub, its ubiquity simply serving to remind one that it’s B-list vegetation. As