Bar Los Baskos on Ramelleres, Barcelona:
The interior is a curious clash of old CNT/anarchist graphics with neo-fascist skinhead children. I’m not particularly fond of the one or the other, but I quite like the bar. I suppose, not being Spanish, that I could buy it and turn it into a Hayek shrine. Not sure how much business that would generate in Barcelona.
- Depressing failed online book purchase
16/9: I purchase El último pirata del Mediterraneo from this gent on Abebooks for 17 quid, shipping speed 3-7 business days. 20/9:
- Another crap restaurant
Camper’s core business is shoes, which explains why they are opening a restaurant in Barcelona. Oops, sorry, Foodball is neither a bar
- Barcelona’s lost metro stations
Estacions fantasmes del metro de Barcelona (via Dani@Altres Barcelones) has got some great contemporary photos, digital reconstructions and historical material. The one
- Fruit machines and the new statue of anatomy
Unforeseen effects of proposed changes in the constitutional order.
- Which side are they on?
Two of today’s stories: Lleida council refuses to name a street after local Guardia Civil, Jesús María Freixes Montes, murdered by ETA