the relativity of normal in a miro-cup

In Italian coffee bars in Spain, a normal coffee is: a coffee americaine. This follows the logic that when it comes to coffee (and to many other things), your “normal” is defined by the coffee drinking habits of the country you live in. In Italy, a “normal” coffee is espresso-size….

The waiter understood that I didn’t understand, and showed me the cups. That solved it. “And a chocolate muffin,” I added.


It was the perfect coffee break: after visiting Miro’s museum and atelier, a chocolate-coffee pause, with view to one of his statues, and with cups and plates that carried the Miro-design, too.


inspired by the current wordpress photo challenge “cherry on top”:


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