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Homeless Chinese in Barcelona

Posted: January 24th 2013 12:13. Last modified: January 24th 2013 12:24

Plus, how to acquire a country house for next to nothing.

A curious vertical axis wind turbine in 16th century La Mancha

Posted: May 7th 2012 22:14. Last modified: May 7th 2012 22:21

But how did it work?

For sale, the church of St Paul at Montmany

Posted: April 5th 2011 10:43. Last modified: April 5th 2011 10:47

Buy the scene of the miserable fate of the rector in Els sots feréstecs!

Barcelona Airport T1 pics

Posted: January 12th 2010 08:25. Last modified: January 12th 2010 08:28

But getting there is still a pain in one's posterior end.

Simple fix for Spain’s poverty crisis

Posted: March 9th 2009 15:07. Last modified: March 9th 2009 15:11

Gypsy clans living on an old dung heap north of Granada may have the answer.

Testing redesign

Posted: January 28th 2009 16:38. Last modified: January 28th 2009 16:59

Visit the site with caution for the next few days until I get round to sorting out all the crap.

Spanish traditional theme park architecture

Posted: January 8th 2009 10:53. Last modified: January 8th 2009 11:16

More traditional building for Colin Davies: Real stone is expensive and makes it hard to plug holes and to plaster, so in Spain@Disney you stick (pre)machined chunks or carpet tile-type stuff onto the concrete prefab with glue. Chorus: Cladding imitates but also improves on reality.


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