Morning Frills #56: “Welcome to Madrid” Edition
Some fun facts about Madrid:
- The city’s current population is 3,228,359.
- Its mayor is Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón.
- The city’s motto is, “Fui sobre agua edificada, mis muros de fuego son. Esta es mi insignia y blasón.” Translated to English, it means, “On water I was built, my walls are made of fire. This is my ensign and escutcheon.”
- An escutcheon is a defined area on which armorial bearings are displayed and which usually consists of a shield.
Most importantly, Madrid is currently holding its Fashion Week festivities, which means that an abundance of attractive women are parading around in skimpy clothing.