Occasional commenter "JD" in the UK sent me, as a "wonderful antidote to the general madness all around us", a link to a story about one Justo Gallego (right). He is building a Cathedral in Mejorada del Campo near Madrid.
The Madman & The Cathedral
Also a video. More are available at YouTube.
first astonished those gathered at her funeral by waking up and reportedly floating to the rafters. From then on her life seems to have consisted of a long line of astonishments - Wikipedia has details; for a lighter read see Ship of Fools, HERE.
I do wonder about husband's photo, snapped in an antique store somewhere on our travels. Did the store owner deliberately set that clock to quarter to 3? It's quarter to three there's no one in the place except you and me....
Rescuing America's roadside giantsBy Jasmine Taylor-Coleman.
Anyone making a road trip across America will sooner or later run across a giant statue - a cowboy, an American Indian chief or a lumberjack, perhaps...........
“I believe someone made a grievous mistake when summer was created; no novitiate or god in their right mind would make a season akin to hell on purpose. Someone should be fired.” ― Michelle Franklin
When I think of Hillary Clinton (I do try not to) I also think of Eva Perón, and The show Evita. Yeah - I know there are massive differences, but.... For me the ultimate definitive version of the show's music and lyrics is the original concept album, recorded long before any stage show or movie had appeared. Below, from the original concept album singing "High Flying Adored": Julie Covington as Eva and CT Wilkinson as Che - accompanied by some nice high flying photography.
#Upper-class Beatles. A few of my favourite entries, with, for any Beatles-challenged readers, translation to the originals:
I want to own your land (I want to hold your hand)
Lovely Rita, meet the maid (Lovely Rita meter-maid)
Why don't we do it in the Rolls? (Why don't we do it in the road?)
Hey, you gotta hide your Chardonnay (Hey, you gotta hide your love away)
Heir comes the son (Here comes the sun)
While my gardener gently sweeps (While my guitar gently weeps)
Lucy in Dubai buying diamonds (Lucy in the sky with diamonds).