The reforms of the Council of Trent led to parishes registering in five books–quinque libri–the baptisms, confirmations, communions, marriages, deaths and excommunications celebrated there. Quinquilleros, hojalateros and other itinerant pot-breakers and -menders were nominally Catholic but frowned on and frequently persecuted by the establishment, so it’s good to see the Ajuntament de Alboraya drawing them retrospectively (albeit ungrammatically) into the fold by renaming the registers the quinqui libri.
- European action on Spanish institutional corruption
Check out this substantial bombshell being chucked at the Spanish establishment at all levels and in all territories for its collective
- Love & language
Inés Alegre’s bilingual wedding–all best wishes to her–reminds me that of the suggestion made by some damn atheist separatist the other
- Fuck Bicing
Being Barcelona Council’s corporativist scheme to marginalise private bike ownership and bike shops: 59euros is going round chaining random stuff to lampposts
- set idiomes: millor que dos?
Pots identificar tots idiomes utilitzats en les eleccions a Califòrnia? Mou el teu ratolí sobre la foto per a veure les
- Cowbike drawing competition update
I’m afraid we’re not doing very well in the cowbike drawing competition. Although there have been encouraging rustlings from Stoke Newington,