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In The Spanish Loop

Racing around in circles has long been a human obsession, Homer mentions Diomedes winning a chariot event in Ancient Greece, Charles II of England introduced horse-racing rules in the 17th Century and in 1870 someone nailed a lot of planks in an oval to build the first velodrome. […]

A Knight’s Tale

Once upon a time there was a nasty dragon who lived in a cave above Barcelona. To keep him happy the locals fed him a virgin every day. (100% of the daily recommended dose). Unfortunately, the townsfolk were rapidly running out of acceptable women and were on the […]