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Buenos Aires – Falling in Love with a Honeysuckle.

My third day in Buenos Aires I was signed up for a cooking class and I chose to travel on the metro. I purchased my SUBE card in the underground station, literally outside my hotel. It is like London’s Oyster … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Begins

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

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The Disappeared / Los desaparecidos (bilingual)

Bustling, busy, beautiful, Buenos Aires. A tourist trip drops into the square, The Pink House of power, walls tainted in blood, from beginning. A soothsayer’s prediction of future crimes? Los desaparecidos, los desaparecidos. Bustling, busy, beautifu,l Buenos Aires. A tourist … Continue reading

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City of Stone (Bilingual)

Bitter winds batter brittle barren basalt,   clearing clinging clouds, blanket mists, exposing lingering liquid layers of dusk and dawn. Hungry haars embracing, shrouding, A city set in stone, styled in stone. Outlying peppered between the braes, a cacophony of tons, … Continue reading

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Morocco 6: Mastering the Marrakesh Medina, maybe.

Plans I awoke on my final day to bright, blue, and beautiful sky. My hammam (steam bath) was booked for 5pm. My plan – to visit the medina, locate the spa and return to relax in the Majorelle gardens. I … Continue reading

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Morocco 3; Shopping, Cooking, Eating.

I discovered Moroccan food via one of my fav cookbooks – Claudia Roden’s “Mediterranean Cookery”, while in Spain. My cooks fingers and senses demanded to use the abundance of fresh quality produce in other dishes. The spices in the Moroccan … 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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