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I had a dream

By bitsandpieces - Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Last night I dreamt a resolution had been passed whereby all officials working in government transport areas had to use the public transport system for 30 days in order to… Read more…

The idiot who really did take all the buses in Buenos Aires

By bitsandpieces - Saturday, May 5, 2012

We published the Introduction to Daniel Tunnard’s saga on March 26, Colectivaizeishon: The Brit who took all the buses in Buenos Aires. Here’s the conclusion with the promise of a… Read more…

Colectivaizeishon: The Brit who took all the buses in Buenos Aires

By bitsandpieces - Monday, March 26, 2012

Colectivaizeishon. (n.) The action and effect of taking all the buses (colectivos) in Buenos Aires. In 1982, AJ Jacobs Sr of New York set out to read the whole Encyclopaedia… Read more…

Crazier or healthier?

By bitsandpieces - Wednesday, March 14, 2012

World Health Organization statistics showed that in 2005 Argentina had the greatest number of psychologists per inhabitant (121,2 – how do you divide a psychologist? – per 100,000). Denmark (85),… Read more…

Bumper phrases

By bitsandpieces - Saturday, March 3, 2012

Something that helps bring a smile in the middle of heavy traffic or a long drive on the highway are the humorous phrases on the bumpers of trucks, a mixture… Read more…

This strike has me putrid! (homage to BT)

By bitsandpieces - Thursday, March 1, 2012

Another subway strike and there go… Now because there is some disintelligence between the authorities of the city that are from an oppositor party and the national government who are… Read more…

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