Many residents have a Celtic air about them. This influence appears in Gallego and Asturiana music so the bagpipe player (gaitero) suits sidra perfectly.Read More Para Tomar or Drinking in Local Colour
Grace Kelly or Angelababy? 60 years or so apart but glamourous gowns unite them.Read More GRANDIOSE GOWNS
OR Dream of a Wedding Dress with Online Interpretation My Celtic side makes me superstitious. Standard interpretations learned at my grandfather’s knee include oppositions, e.g., if you dream of a wedding, you’ll go to a funeral! I do dream of being in a wedding dress at least once a year. It is not always my […]Read More Dream Wedding Dress?
PERHAPS THIS IMPORTED POST WOULD HAVE HELPED ME IN BARCELONA (1990). Of course, after the wedding gown was stolen, a police officer quite officiously warned me about how to carry my purse. Here is a modern reminder for travellers by another author. I was on the metro in Barcelona and had my wallet stolen because […]Read More 5 Easy Tips to Outsmart Pick-pockets
Why did I not place the story in Salamanca?
One Dress, One Day is based on actual events. My wedding gown was stolen in Barcelona.
Naively, I believed accompanying artwork would make my proposal stand out. Perhaps I was influenced by Céline Dion’s story about how, as a teenager, she wrapped her demo cassette with a big red bow then sent it to her future agent and husband, René Angélil.Read More Judging by the Cover
“A Doritos bag has a wildly different shape and esthetic now than it did in 1995.” Hill says. I really do understand him!Read More Time Travel via Brandnames and Pop Culture
“… fake, too fancy, not fresh from the field or from the heart.”Read More The Power of Characters’ Memories