Immediate reaction: nieve is Mike’s somewhat curious reference to Trevor’s declared hometown of Barcelona, where nieve is the snow, which when driven is as pure as the Virgin Mary, who is almost Eve, which is to say nigh Eve, which is a homophone of … naive. But maybe Kidderminster phonics are at play. Anyway, what rude boys!
Update: He later dumped his Saturday and Monday passengers.
- Another Andalusian joke
This one’s from an Eugenio tape from the early 1980s, although it also seems to be a standard Lepe joke. It
- Toch wel
Ik heb onze politici onderschat: je gaat straks toch meer betalen om hier je auto niet te zien verdwijnen van de
- A buoy called Homer
As noted previously, large, yellow, rounded-cylindrical marker buoys are found bobbing just off the coast here. I call them Homers, but
- If you’re going to have a king, then make it a human
An image to die for. It’s curious how individuals from another time and place worm their way into your personal soap
- Exciting? Harley, my dear
Despite the marketing blitz, Barcelona is still rather like Brighton was before BBC researchers discovered the irresistible combination of out-of-town living