So they’ve posted a report alleging Sir John Moore’s defeat by the weather, 200 years ago. It’s snowing a bit in Spain at the moment, but no signs of it turning into a repeat of 1829-30, when the Ebro froze, 1835-6, when eggs froze in their shells in Palencia, 1836-7, when it snowed on the Andalusian coast, 1844-5, when heavy snowfall in Barcelona at the beginning of December was followed two weeks later by devastating flooding, etc etc. (Thanks to MM)
- Increasing use of Middle English in Chinese press
While their government slowly adopts the values and systems of the modern West, I have noticed recently that some Chinese journalists
- De Juana Chaos gets something right
I thought ETA’s man on the run had lost it when he went AWOL from a Subject Nation of an Evil
- Where the Andalusian Smiths live
In some cases the frequency of Anglo-Saxon surnames is related more to the descendants left behind by old British mining concessions
- Dutch orthopedist in Barcelona?
From an advertisement in El Socialista, September 18th 1934: Eibar, April 12th, 1934.- Señor don C. A. Boer, Orthopedist. Pelayo, 38, Barcelona.-
- Late June lawnmower roadtrip across Northern Spain: call for sofas, haylofts etc.
Company would be most welcome along the following route, assuming a purchase is made on Wednesday: (Pontevedra,) N-541 O Carballiño, N-541/N-120 Orense,