Liminal space.

  • Christmas Crappers and the New Year Nose Man

    Christmas Crappers and the New Year Nose Man

    The festive season in Catalonia, an area in Northeastern Spain, is characterised by several colourful characters. Two have became quite well-known because of their scatological humour, the Caganer and the Caga Tió, but there’s a third who I think is just as interesting.

  • The Anomalous Pangolin

    The Anomalous Pangolin

    Pangolins are interesting to anthropologists because they tell us something about how we classify things, and how we react to things that can’t easily be classified.