Ramblas, Barcelona, Monday 09:00:
- Three colossal German women discussing the relative merits of breakfast at Dunkin’ Doughnuts and KFC. Opted for both.
- Fat gent in moustache & shades rocketing along the pavement of c/ Hospital on an electric scooter, carrying, tucked twixt tummy and handlebars, a smaller e-scooter and stuffed donkey, the latter also in shades but without moustache – Portuguese lady?
- Gordon Ransay
Off-topic, like most of the posts these days, but the Tenerife brand-hijackers (right down to the distinctive R in Mr Ramsay’s
It’s getting light and tipping it down as firemen cut through the shop’s metal blinds to fix the electric heater. A
- Romanian gypsy beggar dressed up as bilingual Arab beggar
The “Tengo 4 ijos” is bit of a give-away. The calligraphic differential is impressive, and it’s a shame some of the
- Portuguese in WWI
Via après moi, le déluge, the online collection of the Portuguese National Library, with yet another interface to learn. (Why don’t
- Finches for sale
I’m beginning to suspect that some people come out walking principally for the bizarre drinking opportunities encountered on the way. This