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Big Fun

Back from a week of replenishing Vitamin D in Barcelona!

I have no idea what the “Big Fun Museum” is, but if I lived in Barcelona, I would totally get a job as one of the characters on the street trying to get people to come in.  Big Fun indeed.

St. George and the Dragon

I took the kids to a play on Monday.  It was in a 13th century church that is famous for having a statue from the 1400s of St. George slaying a dragon.  A drama group put on a little play for kids in front of the statue to explain the story.  Apart from the really terrible acting, instead of the normal ending to the story (he slays the dragon), they decided to be politically correct and made the dragon a vegetarian.   Quite awful in my opinion, especially when you consider that they were doing this play in front of the statue which is littered with severed body parts and skulls.  Trust me, this is not escaping the children’s attention.

My only favourite part was when they tried audience participation.  The actor said, “I am king.  And since we have run out of animals, we will have to feed the children to the dragon!”

All the kids in the audience say, “Boooooooo!”

Then he says, “But I will make a lottery to choose which child is sacrificed!”

All the kids yell, “YEAA!!!!!!!!

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Can I be in your dragon band?

Ok, this is my new top job on the Swedish unemployment site this week:

“Militärmusiker Hornist Vikariat Livgardets dragonmusikkår”  which I would roughly translate to something like “Substitute military horn player for Life Guarding Dragon Band.”

YES PLEASE!

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