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Wednesday, 22 December 2010

One, two, three...

The town is empty. They are all in the brand new El Corte Ingles in Tarragona, which is sort of a Spanish version of Selfridges. The local shops are empty, the local bars are empty. It is the proverbial lull before the storm...except there is no storm because most people have headed off to their pueblos...and the rest are in Cuba or the Dominican Republic. So do not blow a fuse or burst a water pipe until mid-January.


  1. I've never understood the significance of El Corte Inglès (tho' I've been in them occasionally), because the name appears to mean 'The English Parliament' with all the overtones of sleaze and mismanagement.

    (Thanks for the Acidplanet tip - I'm working on it!)

  2. I think it also can mean "The English Cut" as in the cut of cloth...meaning a classy place or something of high quality.
    If you are stuck uploading music ask "Timbobig" on my sidebar. He uploads to acidplanet and knows what he is doing..


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