This non-authentic version of Paquito chocolatero is by King Africa, who is, according to Wikipedia, actually kind of American, and John Major’s favourite artist to boot:
Now an authentic version from Mike Oldfield, which doesn’t involve the mass simulation of anal sex popular down south:
The next three favouritest tunes are also pasodobles, namely Viva el pasodoble, Islas Canarias y Amparito Roca. I have never broken any bones dancing the pasodoble and can thoroughly recommend it.
King Africa is not appearing in Eurovision 2008 because, as we have just to our surprise and despair discovered, it is corrupt through and through, and Franco hates him even more than Cliff Richard. (Merci MM)
- Some day I’ll fly away, or how to freak out swallows
Birds vs humans.
- Towards a noun-free Southern Europe
Tim the Translator is not happy with a diktat on non-sexist language issued by the Autonomous University of Barcelona, which includes
I’ve spent the past half hour helping a milliner source sinamay, the principal material used in the confection of hats. It
- Of prostitution in Spain
Since both Spanish prostitution and Henry Mayhew came up yesterday, I thought it would be interesting to combine them and copy-paste
- Flying stag beetle
Lucanus cervus (Ciervo volante) on the hills above San Juan de Plan in the Pyrenees of Huesca (the second bit of