Category Archives: Language Learning

Buenos Aires 1 The Beginning

Ticking things off the bucket list is one of life’s most satisfying achievements and in January 2017 I did, by travelling to a Spanish speaking country, other than Spain where I lived for twenty three years. There were several on … Continue reading

Posted in Argentina, Language Learning, memories, Travel | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Spain – The meaning of Mañana

First Mañanas After agreeing to pick me up at ten o’clock, the last words Ricardo said to me was ‘hasta mañana.’ He grinned. In my innocence, I thought I understood, being one of the words Spanish has given to the … Continue reading

Posted in Language Learning, Madrid, Spain, Travel | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Spain; In The Beginning There Was A Letter, Then There was Passion.

Spain; In The Beginning There Was A Letter, Then There was Passion..

Posted in Language Learning, Madrid, Spain, Travel | Leave a comment

As If But Only (bilingual)

Penetrating, disturbing noise, an impossible impregnable jungle. Entwining, strangling, guttural, grating, confusing and cutting. Creepingly slow – almost silently emerging separating – A single sound a spoken word, even an uttered phrase. An opening – a sense of feeling. Absorbing … Continue reading

Posted in Creativity, Language Learning, Poetry, Spain, Travel Poetry | Tagged , , | 2 Comments