- 10 usos para el vinagre
- Arrumacos 5/01
- Jardín vertical
- Materia prima
- Música: Lianne la Havas
- Siembra: Enero
- Sostenibilidad y ahorro, pero sin morirse de hambre y/o aburrimiento.
Talking of lists, I found this one on my computer today and suspect it was compiled a few years ago. It was entitled Anything Goes but should probably be headed Things that Annoy me. It possibly says more about me than about Spain:-
Drivers not stopping for someone waiting to use a zebra crossing
Drivers not stopping for someone already on a zebra crossing
Drivers who don’t leave a gap when traffic is stationary on a roundabout
People who let their kids run round cafés noisily
People who let their babies cry loudly in cafés
People parking cars/vans on the pavement, blocking pedestrians
Groups holding a conversation in the middle of the pavement(sidewalk), making passage difficult for others
People parking across corners
People parking on zebra crossings
People blocking you in by double/triple parking
People asking you for your ID when it makes no sense at all
People asking your ID for very small credit card payments
People interrupting to ask questions when you’re being served, eg by a bank teller
People cutting across you in the street as they change direction or come out of buildings
People having mobile phone conversations in quiet places
Adults riding bikes on the pavement
Kids riding bikes on the pavement, weaving in and out of others at speed
People arriving late for films, concerts and the like.
People leaving early from films, concerts and the like.
People letting a door go when you are only a metre or so from it
People taking 2 or more newspapers in a café
People not returning the papers to the rack in a café
Being asked to complete paper-heavy procedures which make no sense at all
Drivers cutting in an autovia queue after ignoring the signs and driving up to the front, where the traffic is funnelling down to a single lane.
Drivers who indulge in double and triple parking
People taking their time to come out of the café once they’ve been alerted to the fact they’re blocking someone in.
People leaving the checkout queue to (leisurely) go and get something they’ve forgotten.
People parking across two boxes
People parking 2-3 metres away from the next car
People bumping into you as they pass
People crossing a few centimetres in front of you when they could cross a few behind you
People smoking when you’re eating
People shouting, not talking, in a bar. Or a cinema. Or anywhere, in fact.
People using their influence to gain advantage, or to circumvent the rules.
People jumping the queue
Drivers crossing white lines to do a U turn
Drivers parking with the end of their car sticking out
Drivers going the wrong way down one-way streets
People who park in front of your garage
People you are talking to (eg in the bank) stopping to take a phone call or to talk to someone who has come in and interrupted you.
Friends who take a mobile call when they are talking to you