Year archive for 2004

Him upstairs be with you

Posted: December 31st 2004 20:08. Last modified: December 31st 2004 20:16

End-of-year words.

Mountain barmaid, 6AM

Posted: December 31st 2004 18:15. Last modified: December 28th 2004 16:04

- Three eggs? - One to glaze the croissants, the others for the Guardia Civil patrol's hangovers.

Culinary exoticism

Posted: December 31st 2004 18:11. Last modified: December 31st 2004 18:00

Who's the bigger glutton, Tony Blair or Queen Eleanor?

Quixote off the mark

Posted: December 31st 2004 18:00.

2005 is pork barrel year for defence minister José Bono's home region of Castilla-La Mancha. This should help mend relations between the local socialists and Madrid, which had become strained over water redistribution policy.

Commercial typography

Posted: December 30th 2004 19:55. Last modified: December 30th 2004 19:56

I think Juanjo Seixas is promising to extract a usable font from this chocolate factory sign. I hope he also tells us more about the history of this kind of lettering in C20th Spain: did standards emerge at an early stage, or did people continue to do their own thing until quite recently?

More shitting

Posted: December 30th 2004 18:43. Last modified: December 25th 2009 11:33

Two Aragonese exclaphemisms

By their suits ye shall know them

Posted: December 30th 2004 16:28. Last modified: April 9th 2007 14:16

Sartorial contrast in Spain's civil wars

Blonde virgins

Posted: December 29th 2004 21:17. Last modified: January 15th 2012 20:39

... and the roots of Spanish Christmas.

Show(yourwallet)time

Posted: December 29th 2004 19:23. Last modified: December 29th 2004 19:52

If another 20 North African criminals were to suddenly appear on Escudellers at this moment, and if they were able to sing and dance, then they could put on my favourite pantomime.

¡Sieg woof!

Posted: December 29th 2004 19:02. Last modified: December 29th 2004 19:19

José Antonio and José María on hairdressing and the Nazi peril.

Busking/crossroads

Posted: December 29th 2004 19:00. Last modified: December 29th 2004 10:08

"Respectable types were the tightest of all"

Powercuts

Posted: December 28th 2004 15:23. Last modified: May 4th 2007 11:22

José Antonio and José María get dressed.

Happy Christmas!

Posted: December 27th 2004 09:41. Last modified: December 24th 2004 09:59

... in Tiana with Gabriela the (bilingual) whore (click):

Happy Christmas!

Posted: December 26th 2004 09:31. Last modified: December 23rd 2004 23:54

... courtesy of white van man in La Granada del Penedès:

Yet another (2D) pessebre

Posted: December 25th 2004 13:04. Last modified: December 29th 2004 20:55

In Plaça Jaume I in Vilafranca del Penedès, with the Three Kings creeping up on a haute blonde Mary:

Another pessebre

Posted: December 24th 2004 10:00. Last modified: September 26th 2009 20:49

In the town hall of Les Cabanyes del Penedès, on this walk:

Pre-Christmas dinner

Posted: December 23rd 2004 23:40. Last modified: December 28th 2004 16:28

In La Granada

Nativity/pessebre

Posted: December 23rd 2004 19:43. Last modified: December 23rd 2004 19:45

In Pacs del Penedès, on this walk:

The Charleston

Posted: December 22nd 2004 09:24. Last modified: December 22nd 2004 09:29

"It is an overwhelming and barbarous dance. "

Santanomics

Posted: December 21st 2004 23:03. Last modified: December 22nd 2004 01:08

Tunisians, doves, Seattlians

Picture-posts

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