Tom is embroidering on the theme of coming home to an exploding boiler. A surprising number of agencies still believe that the best way of selling/renting in a falling market is to use as image no 1 a poorly lit photo of an uncleaned WC, or some such. I hope he’s going to name names, and take submissions.
- Plumbing economics in Barcelona
Two ways of screwing up a boiler installation and still making a profit.
- For sale, the church of St Paul at Montmany
Buy the scene of the miserable fate of the rector in Els sots feréstecs!
- Alternative etymology of “blah”
Here’s one: blah (n.) “idle, meaningless talk,” 1918, probably echoic; the adj. meaning “bland, dull” is from 1919, perhaps infl. by
- Pi$$-poor flat advertising in Barcelona
If in doubt, lead off with an exploding boiler.
- Idiot meets web fonts
A minor change to my History of Barcelona mini-site, designed to make it even less accessible to passers-by.