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“The first thing you should know about people is that you don’t know the first thing about them.”

Charles Cumming, The Spanish Game.


Here's the thing about a trip to Peru

Yesterday my friends dropped me off at the airport just after 1pm. My flight was scheduled to leave at 3:10pm, and I checked it and got through security with just enough time to go to the bathroom and buy some bread sticks before I boarded. 1,796 more words

International Living

Home Really is Where Your Heart Is -- The Third (and Final) Story in the Windup Bird Trilogy

If you’re writing about Love and a Sense of Place, doesn’t Home have to come in there somewhere? I thought so. That’s why I wrote this story. 900 more words


Cristobal Balenciaga And The 60's

Throughout the 1960’s till his retirement, Cristobal Balenciaga was know as the ‘Master of Couture’ with his innovative designs whom continued to portray collections of unparalleled technique, beauty and his use of fabulous fabrics. 1,595 more words


Spanish Rice with ground beef - Recipe

I’ve been wanting to try new recipe. Since we are hosting a guest today, I’ve decided to make Spanish Rice and a meat dish. 3 hours of flipping through webpages and wondering if I could whip up a 3-course meal in less than 2 hours, I settled on this particular recipe from Trans-Planted ( 335 more words

Simple Joy

Two Short Films: Dust (2013); Elefante (2012).

In today’s two short film reviews, I will be discussing Alan Rickman and an elephant-human hybrid. Both of these short films can be found on Youtube, and are well worth watching if you enjoy plot twists and excellent practical effects. 383 more words

Film Grimoire

Last Man Standing

A busy day, we had decided to finish the bathroom in one go. After Christmas we will be busy so the main salon and kitchen will be enough of a challenge. 341 more words