A posting for July 27

Those of you who have been keeping up with this blog – if I can use the phrase “those of you” to refer to the second person singular – anyway, someone has asked me to write a new entry since the last one is over a month old. And the truth is that I’ve been adding entries at a barely glacial pace. The reason is not that I’m up to here with Albania, although I am sick of the fact that my street and all the streets leading to it have been torn up since the beginning of June, when…