The gift of life

I’ve been in love these last four weeks. Deep, pure, unadulterated love. I’m intoxicated. The love I feel for my balcony is stronger, I truly believe, than any love I have felt for a partner in all of my days. I’m obsessed, I’m giddy all the time, I have butterflies when I think about it […]

Who, being loved, is poor?

Who indeed.  And who was it who said this?  Why, the inimitable Mr Wilde of course, and as always; he was completely right.  Except not about actual poor people, with or without love they are really, as in the dictionary definition; poor.  No amount of trying to beam amour from your eyes intensely into the […]

Yay! It’s almost St. Valentine’s Day

*PSYCH!!  Gotcha. It’s not that I have a problem with the day, per se, no, no, not at all.  That’s not the case one bit.  In fact, it makes me feel really great about myself.  What I tend to do on this day, is spend my time, wandering about Barcelona, (and other towns and cities […]

Thought for the day

Feliç Sant Jordi! Is it OK that we ‘borrowed’ these for a photo opportunity?  Now returned to their rightful owner next door.  It may be the only chance I get to show off with delivered flowers for Dia Sant Jordi. Sant Jordi is the equivalent of Valentine’s Day here.  Men receive a book and ladies […]

My day

Ah, what a cute papi kissing the head of his baby all snuggled up in the papoose, snarl, gggrrrr, schnarlllll.   Look, just look at the beautiful flowers along the Passeig, isn’t life wonderful?  Ggrrlll, schnarrrlll, grrrrrr……. I can’t believe how in love they are, how sweet snaaaAAARRRlll, ggrrrrr, schnaarlll!!!  Too adorable, I want to take the French Bulldog […]