Vatican II, said someone, but the church looks rather older to me, and I doubt its sponsors had any such lofty aspirations. The church of San Francisco down the road in Horta and numerous others in these forgotten neighbourhoods were similarly concerned with goodness rather than greatness in the (re)construction of neighbourhood life after the war and during the boom. Speaking as an unrancorous (and perhaps naive) atheist, I find it a shame that the church hierarchy failed, and still fails, to get the message.
- Why doesn’t the right to be forgotten include genocidal mobs?
I’m not really interested – I thought Twitter was now 100% robot-generated and read. But I’m a tad concerned that the brainwashing of the poor, crucial to the political legitimacy of plutocratic Europe, will …
- Spanish pavements
They’re not necessarily for pedestrians.
- Book dumping
The 2006 PISA report is a tribute to the success of Spanish regional and national governments and teaching unions in maintaining high levels of popular illiteracy and innumeracy–one wonders how many new property owners understood anything of the mortgages they contracted during the construction boom; see also ADN, which believes there’s a 1 in 20 …
- A brief history of zoological shame
Featuring a Spanish view of the Saxons.