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Some Valium for Rafa...

From the Guardian: Rafael Nadal admits nerves and loss of confidence after Miami defeat — story pasted below.  The BBC video hasn’t been posted yet, so just reading it doesn’t give you such a good sense of his washed-out-ness or his mangled English (compare it to Djok’s nearly flawless command), but as soon as I find it I’ll post it. 442 more words

semana santa travels 

Greetings from the country side of spain (via train)… This week is semana santa in spain which is basically their spring break, so that means no school & one week vacation from work. 376 more words



On Saturday we set off at 10 am for the 11 mile bike ride to Pals, a well preserved Gothic town to the east of Girona. 374 more words


Santa Eulàlia

I came with camera clutched in hand.
My entry fee was my demand:
Another tourist out to claim
Another piece of culture to their name; 177 more words