… from Ángel González: “¡QUE BARBARO, CRISTINANO SE DESATA! TREMENDO DISPARO A LA ESCUADRA QUE HIZO TEMBLAR EL LARGUERO. POTENCIA Y EFECTO. ESTÁ TENIENDO MÁS MALA SUERTE CARA EL GOL QUE PASCUAL DUARTE EN UNA TOMBOLA DE FERIA.” Cela made a good living from the proverbial, so I hope he’s not turning in his grave and regretting not having done as he would have been done by.
- Broken-hearted Jesus
There’s probably an applicable (quasi-)Biblical reference of which I am unaware, but this stomped-on, clickable Jesus in a rural Maresme cemetery,
- Himno de la Comunidad de Madrid
Best political poem in Spanish ever?
- Bob Crow’s funeral
Reading the Daily Mail’s heartfelt tribute it’s clear that this must be no ordinary farewell – perhaps the railroad equivalent of
Bit of fratricidal jollity from Ángel Ganivet, Idearium español (1897): “Confronted with the spiritual ruin of Spain we must put a
- Granada’s keys in Moorish hands
From John Drummond Hay, Morocco and the Moors: Western Barbary, Its Wild Tribes and Savage Animals (1861): There are descendants of the