But he's still a miserable git
I SPOTTED this enterprising but miserable old sod, along with his modified two-stroke step-thru 'ped, while on a recent Stag weekend in Madrid
He was parked up directly outside the hotel, sharpening knives with a grinding wheel, driven from the 'peds motor by a belt.
Apparently, he can be seen plying his trade most of the city's hotels and restaurants.
Moments after this photo was taken, I closed in for a better shot of him in action and was told, in Spanish, to do one.
Perhaps his family originate from Gibraltar?
Hi Tim, this is a typical job in Spain from years ago but now are less people. They are called "afiladores" o "afilador" in singular so he's nothing strange... They play a special song which is feature of them.
Greetings from Spain
Posted: 25/09/2010 at 22:21
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