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A week in paradise, San Miguel de Allende

ON MY LAST morning in this beautiful colonial city, I am sitting outside on the patio. It rained last night and the air is crisp and cool. 1,204 more words

The Confusion of Languages: Siobhan Fallon

“You become friends with someone you wouldn’t be able to stand if you actually had options.”

Siobhan Fallon’s richly textured novel The Confusion of Languages… 1,015 more words


July Bucket List

Hello. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Carol. For those of you who do, je m’appelle Carol.

This July, I took a big step. 962 more words



From the office suite of Munguin


June 23, 2017

The Barclay Brothers

The Daily Telegraph



Dear David and Frederick,

One of my minions, a pleasant enough fellow by the name of Tris, was looking through the papers this morning, and, having made short shrift of the respectable ones, decided to have a glance at the rest. 475 more words

5 things to do on the Canary Islands

I was born and raised on the Canary Islands. This makes me biased when I say that these islands in the middle of nowhere are the actual paradise on earth. 619 more words

I could live there

So many times when I will hear people say that they would love to live (permanently) in this or that city or country. Usually this comes up if they have recently travelled or read about a city or country. 1,316 more words

Embracing Changes

After the shock of our youngest boy, Mayhem being seriously ill, we quit our jobs, quit the rat race and moved our family to Spain to seek out a  1,908 more words