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From Aranjuez to Santa Elena. 24th March

The journey was fairly predictable with nothing of great note to record though we did see some rather cute white Wind Mills at one point and the road signs made some reference to Don Quixote but we didn’t quite get the connection? 698 more words

The Beggar Woman of Locarno, by Heinrich von Kleist

The German author Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811) had a keen sense of the macabre, and his double suicide together with Henriette Vogel on the shores of the Little Wannsee, a couple of miles from where I type these lines, attests to his sense of the dramatic. 112 more words