Trillo and secession

Re his Spain-is-different, anti-independence letter to the FT, some wonderful people believe (h/t Tom) that our happily married ambassador in London also has considerable personal experience of life outside the union. (Is Julia de Micheo Carrillo de Albornoz one person or two? What are her parents’ surnames? Did she get on well with her classmates…

Counting the corrupt

A numerate, corrupt mayor, some innumerate anti-corruption campaigners, and de Tocqueville.

100% of Spanish graduates interviewed (sample size: 1) said this <a href=''>abacus</a> was in fact architect's plans for a bowling alley.