Best ever portrait of June Caprice?

This original drawing with its delicious absinthe blue is by one Emili Vilà Gorgoll (Llagostera 1887-1967, who he?) & is up for auction at Balclis on Wednesday. Here’s the competition. I go basically for the munchies and the odd curiosity. I sense an inverse relationship between price and personal preference – the expensive stuff seems…

Capital controls during the Euro collapse

This strikes me as pretty plausible, and I’m guessing the export cap here will be around €1000-equivalent. If the public perception is that nationalist dictatorship created the Spanish middle class and eurocracy destroyed it (basically only the extremely rich have accounts in safe havens), then the future could be interesting.

Fear escape

From a Barcelona tech company, with offices on c/ Blames (or whatever it’s called), an emergency sign that people will actually read and remember: If substituting “fire” with “fear” has interesting consequences, the reverse is also consequential. Thus treated “The Faerie Queene“, for example, may recall for some Quake on acid: Next him was Fire,…