THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

10 May ~ Sometimes a room can get too much sun in the morning. Rampla Juniors' club crest commemorates a house near Montevideo in which the club was founded, which has remained unsold for over 40 years on account of its too-close proximity to the sun. Originally, when its visually impaired owners first put the house on the market, the location was felt to be strongly in its favour – it was detached, had unsurpassable river valley views and immediate potential for a loft conversion. Also there is plenty of parking room for vehicles with reliable handbrakes. However, viewers found that they were blinded by the light in the front bedroom – not in the figurative sense employed to great musical effect by Manfred Mann, but literally, with burned retinas. Read more

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