10 February 2009

a day out

And this, ladies and gentlemen, is my husband. Actually, he´s the one in the fourth row, eating the hot dog and waving the giant foam finger...
Most Spaniards are divided over bullfighting. There are those who compare it to art, and those who think it´s bordering on barbarism. Most tickets cost as much as a Springsteen concert, and sell out just as fast. So if an Antonio Banderas look-alike invites you to a bullfight you should go. If, by the second bull, it starts to feel a little like ancient Rome, try concentrating on the following facts;
You are sitting next to an Antonio Banderas look-alike.
Bulls live really good lives-much longer and happier than any cow, chicken, pig, or lamb.
If you squint, you can block out the blood and enjoy the dance between bullfighter and bull.
Bullfighters have really nice...capes...

1 comment:

georgy girl said...

If Hemingway had great taste in capes, was a true Continental Main Line "filly", who could whip up a couture collar or a delish dish without skipping a beat [or a Pilates class] all the while looking chic as they come, then maybe, just maybe, he may be able to write nearly as fabulously as you do! I am your biggest fan...you bon vivant, you! You make "Under the Tuscan Sun" so under-the-radar! ;]


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