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Dancing in the Fountain

“You wouldn’t do that back where you come from!” So grouses a crusty old sevillano at the unexpected sight of an American couple cooling off on a steamy night by dancing in a public fountain. “The curmudgeon was right about … Continue reading

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Sunshine Soup is delish!

Have you checked out Jo Parfitt’s new book yet? Her first novel, Sunshine Soup, is hot off the presses, and I just spent several weeks anxiously awaiting its delivery.* Partly because I promised Jo I’d write about the book during her launch … Continue reading

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Expat Women: Confessions

I know it sounds like a lurid television drama (back in the early ‘80s, Caged Women — as Prisoner: Cell Block H was called in Canada — was my guilty pleasure) but this is the title of a useful little … Continue reading

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