Re the War of Jackson’s Sneer, Colin Davies notes the presence of trolls in Spain but suggests they have still not discovered the woods and grottoes of the Royal Academy. Not so: it’s just that the RAE, for reasons that are logical but probably doomed, calls them trol.
If their behaviour is anything like that of their Scandinavian relatives, Almería must be full of trolls. You’ve got the caves, inhabited more or less since Herodotus wrote of speechless, serpent-ingesting, north African troglodytes, and then Almería has roughly doubled its forest surface area over the last 20 years–unlike pyrophiliac Galicia.
I have written to these Sierra Nevada cave house theme park fraudsters and will inform you of any response.
- In praise of troglodytes
The NYT editorial Army Troglodytes in Spain is misguided and reactionary (as well as being factually inaccurate re Spain’s history and
- The United National Realities plus The Canaries
Colin Davies’ new name for the new Spain, being fashioned by constitutionally-handicapped collective onanists. He’s wrong to exclude the Canaries: halfabet
- A couple more English-language Spain blogs
According to Colin Davies it rains thrice as much in the winter in Galicia as in Manchester, but he still looks
- Cycling on Spanish motorways
Des von Bladet links to the story of Anna and Ulf Ström, who have cycled all the way from sunny Sweden
- tunisian textiles
This is the kind of news that must break the hearts of the beards who want to establish little, backward Islamic