When we added an extension to this little house it took the form of a wide wooden balcony running the length of the house and more…the further part being divided off to make a large bedroom with more windows than walls: the palms and the guapinol tree with the red orchids in front; the bamboos and wild poinsettias at the side; the bougainvillea and more poinsettias behind, all reflected in the mirrors. 1,521 more words
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This movie is on TCM right now. Oh my gosh…this movie is scarily accurate in its portrayal of an entitled abusive man. In the movie he: a) cheats and abandons his pregnant girlfriend, b) schmoozes his way into a relationship with a naive rich girl, c) plans to and kills his pregnant girlfriend, d) tries to go on with the rich girl like nothing happened. 144 more words
DREAM OF VENICE with photographs by Charles Christopher. Edited by Joann Locktov.
I have always loved Venice. Having first visited there as a teenager, when the impression of this most romantic of cities left a kaleidoscope of exotic images tattooed on my young brain, I have wanted to absorb more and more of its spirit.Now I live a short train-ride away and am regularly to be spotted wandering its narrow alleyways or sitting in a shadowy… 157 more words
The new series of A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun is now on Channel 4 and the episode featuring the Lecrin Valley/Granada will air on Friday, January 23rd at 14.10 (GMT), 15.10 in Spain (if you’re lucky enough to still get Channel 4)! 86 more words