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darlings just a Very short post as we’re in between washing machine then drying cycles……*slightlypaniclooktocamera* #sigh – oh for a Jeeves! and (looking at that lovely audiobook image) for a 1930s pied-a-terre and a snazzy pair of purple socks with … Continue reading
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there are three rules for writing the novel. unfortunately, no one knows what they are. W. Somerset Maugham we found a copy of W Somerset Maugham’s The Skeptical Romancer: selected travel writing in malibu, during our recent trip to the Other Coast. … Continue reading
Changed plans at Madrid after leaving Lisbon this morning. 7 and a half hours later, landed in NYC. And then drove around with a demented cab driver as all the streets were closed due to may day protests An interesting … Continue reading
Next time we breathe fresh (ish) air again, it will be american…… En route. On the road. Up in the air (soon) again. Obrigada, Portugal….. Happy may day, darlings: may it be all orange blossom and maypoles and morris dancers … Continue reading
after a Most delicious desayuno and a quick teaching-someone-Very-glam-and-Spanish-to-set-up-a-blog (welcome to the interweb new Clandestine Columnist!) and a swift’ish walk in the (surprising but sadly covering Much of Western Europe or The Continent right Now) rain – we set off … Continue reading
And so our work event ended, at last and we got our spirit attended to (friends, conversation and a walk in the sunshine between cloud bursts) and our poor tired body back into the swimming costume and Into The Pool … Continue reading
Tonight’s event was at the casino de madrid And it was glorious……. We are Beyond exhausted…..but have to admit it was Rather Glam at the casino de madrid this evening, darlings. Gosh. No. Not gambling. But celebrating. That’s all we … Continue reading
Oh dear. We felt we had Quite Escaped. But no. Jet lag has Arrived. We have a Long Day ahead. And it’s now 1.27 AM, precisely, in Madrid. Lying here helplessly. Despite watching Korea Today (the presenters had Most distracting … Continue reading
Not Doctor’s Orders to do three night-time-day-job-engagements so we fulfilled our commitments today (two speeches, both went Very Well, we thought Modestly) and showed Up to the fiesta this evening (long black dress, ballet shoes, sleek hair, pearls, pashmina – … Continue reading
In between the work-y moments there was a real respite over a proper Lunch in a Piazza… A walk through the winding streets, in vivid sunshine. Admiring Rather virile sculpture. And then, this evening, there was a festive moment or … Continue reading