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If You Knows of a Better 'Ole....

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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A Place In the Sun

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

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Book Review: Dream of Venice

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


A Place in the Sun, Lecrin now Weds, 21 Jan

The scheduled time for A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun featuring the Lecrin Valley has been changed. It will now air on Wednesday 21st Jan 2015, 14:10 (GMT), Channel 4. 6 more words


A Place in the Sun's Lecrin Valley Episode Airs 23 Jan!

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


Engelbert Humperdinck - A Place In The Sun

“I will be waiting here….
For your silence to break,
For your soul to shake,
For your love to wake!”

Good morning!

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Passeggiata Palladiana

Passeggiata Palladiana was blogged about by Tom Weber on his excellent blog The Palladian Traveler. This was a lot of fun to create, with photos by Tom and words by me. 218 more words