Category Archives: Madrid

Silk Sensations (Bilingual)

Eyes courting, catching, coveting, Probing, piercing, a tender treasured rose. Singing, twinkling, tingling, emotions. Like dancing bouncing brimming champagne. Fragile, firm, formed. Inviting, alluring, implying, like the glittering glowing glaze on fine formed porcelain. Soothed, satisfied, shimmering, as if smooth … Continue reading

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I Want to See Your Voice / Quiero Ver tu Voz.

I would like to See your voice, Hear your eyes, Feel your smile, Drink your words, Paint your spirit. Caress myself with your soul, Walk inside your mind, And above all I’d love to Dance to the rhythm of the … Continue reading

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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

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

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

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Spain; First Piece of Paper and First Paella

With the timetables glitches resolved and settling into routine, the school gave us time off to start what was to become the first of very, very many paper trails: another Spanish Life Art form. You have to go in person, … Continue reading

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Spain – Conflict, Culture and Consideration.

Shell-shocked and in state of bus lag, I was driven back to Madrid and Ricardo dumped me at Rosa and Manuel’s then invited me to lunch at the weekend. ‘When am I to move into the flat?’ ‘The landlady ees … Continue reading

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

Maternal Concern  ‘Marta’s horrified.’ My mother forced her way into my thoughts. Her campaign to dissuade me from working in Buenos Aires had begun. I had recently returned from a not very successful stint as an au pair in Greece. … Continue reading

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