Archive for the ‘Garlic Moments’ Category


Posted on March 9th, 2010 by by Valerie

Garlic Moments: Correos and the Ley de Falta Uno

Recently I fell foul of La Ley de Falta Uno (The Law of One Thing Missing), which, as formulated by us, states that you can never ever complete a bureaucratic transaction in one go. Even something as apparently straightforward as picking up a registered letter at Correos is also subject to the law, as I […]

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Posted on March 3rd, 2010 by by Valerie

Garlic Moments: Phones and Numbers

We all know what a Garlic Moment is.  Send us yours and we’ll post the best: they should not only be amusing but also helpful and instructive.  To kick off, here’s Georgina Tremayne from Barcelona with – what else? – a telephone problem. Fatal Construction Moving from one apartment to another apartment in the same […]

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