Bloody 'ell. The latest threat to the UK is a 'Spanish plume". This is a weather pattern in which a plume of warm air moves from the Iberian plateau or the Sahara to northwest Europe giving rise to severe storms. At its worst this can bring in its wake extremely high temperatures and intense rainfall, with potential for flash flooding, damaging hail storms and tornado formation.
This is The
list of the Spain's tourism gems, or "Spain's 4 best-kept travel
secrets". Enjoy. But no need to visit the Galician entries. We
have enough visitors already.
a strange benefit of colonisation - British TV is full of truly
beautiful Asian news and weather-casters. They make an
almost-old man very happy.
you know that evolution means we all have a tail in the womb? It
normally disappears after a few months but people are occasionally
born with tails that need to be surgically removed. Up to 30cm long
and with hair and bones. The rest of us have 3 vestigial bones at the
are what Google Images/Duckduckgo give you if you search for two of
Tiffintown's famous sons - Miguel
Both are featured, of course, in our (ugly)new museum-cum-gallery
building, attractively called "The
Click this link for more on Castelao.
He was prominent in the development of Galician nationalism, inter
alia. One of the people you wish you'd known. And, boy,could he draw!
It's worth visiting the eyesore just to see the top floor dedicated
to him. And Quiroga.
there's a new and fashionable restaraurant in the grounds of this
building. It's called La
and I'll be posting my (unfavourable) review of it tomorrow.
. . . My favourite waiter in my favourite bar wants to set up his own
place, just along the street where a house is for sale. Fine, but he
wants my advice. Oh, dear. Better news is that this bar now
officially serves Tortilla Colin - tortilla with potatoes, onions and
ginger. What an honour.
Note: It's taken me ages to get rid of extraneous html instructions in this post. So, you'd better bloodywell enjoy it.