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Book Review: The Snow Gypsy

The Snow Gypsy Ashford, Isabella Lake Union Publishing, 2019 Spain, April 1938: 14 year old Lola takes the family’s goats and heads up to the mountain pastures for them to feed.  As she returns later in the day, a late … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tristina

Tristina Galdos, Benito Perez New York Review Books, 2014 translation Set in Madrid in the late 18, early 1900’s, the densely complicated short novel begins with a description of an aging gentleman who’s primary life interest, it seems, is to … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

A butter and jamon sandwich at the Madrid airport.  Well worth a layover

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