It would be Å vankmajer-nice to think that the wide-scale conversion of Spanish country restaurants into brothels is the logical, albeit unexpected consequence of a social craze for abandoning what is feared to be cultural in favour of what is assumed to be natural. However, the replacement of cooks by pimps means that we have not simply zinged from one end of the Levi-Strauss (happy birthday!) raw/cooked axis to the other: although Almerian meat may no longer cultural, is is still socialised. (This post should not be taken to imply that African society is in any way less advanced than Iberian.)
- But is that acorn-fed Iberian black pig or shoe leather you’re chomping?
Christmas time is ham time. It’s also a time when, knowing that some of you may have had one or two
- Language use survey
While nationalist politicians continue to exaggerate hugely the number of Catalan speakers (think: lobbying, EU official languages), the new Idescat figures
If you thought Davie Blunkett was corrupt, then try José Montilla. Montilla is boss of the Catalan socialist party, ex-mayor of
The Louse reports this morning that NYC restaurants are installing DJs in order to attract the better class of chunderer. Quote:
Goodbye and good riddance.