October 24, 2012

Peace on the edge of the city

  I’m sat on the ground, leaning against the wall of the Ermita de Nuestra Sra. de los Desemparados, Our Lady of the Forsaken, in the Partida de Fiscal in the huerto, the acres of market garden that surround Valencia, within a stone’s throw of the City of Arts and Sciences.  Next
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Sagunto, The Arse-end of the world

  The owner of the ceramic shop at the bottom of the steep incline up to Sagunto Castle probably wonders why he sees so many white-kneed Brits giggling and taking photos of his shop sign, much in the way they snigger behind their hand when they order fartons, the sponge
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