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The Mouse in the Kitchen… extract from The Lotus Generation by Carole McCall

The interior of the shop was gloomy after the bright summer sun. As I adjusted my gaze I saw a young woman looking haughtily back at me. In my haltering French I started to ask her if she knew where … Continue reading

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The Company Trip.

Our hotel in Germany was five stars and the staff very friendly but there was not a minute to relax as we were rushed out to a beer kellar and promised local entertainment. He was the first speaker at the … Continue reading

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Our first meal on the Island

We had our first meal on the Island that evening. A monkfish and red pepper starter, lambs cooked long and slow with fat, sweet red tomatoes and the huge butter beans that are available all over Spain for main course. … Continue reading

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The road to The Alhambra Palace

I shifted in my seat and wound down the window to breathe in the crisp mountain air. I felt as though I had been in the Sierra Nevada forever as the perfect azure blue sky pierced my closed lids. I … Continue reading

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