Coincidence maybe, conspiracy theory, not. In the case of the stolen wedding dress, it was probably dumb luck and the stupid curiosity to hunt down the gown. I always wondered how to connect the thief, police, undercover detective and guard at the pound to which they tow cars. The Renault was burglarized and stolen while […]Read More Coincidence or Luck?
Olé. Oh, Flamenco (Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood) The song Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood is probably most famous in its disco-flamenco version, but the original slow blues recording plus Nina Simone’s rendition remain evocative, equally yet distinctly. Disco, flamenco, Cliché? Out of date? Traditional? Perhaps. Fashions do recycle, though, hence the popularity […]Read More Please, Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood (about Flamenco)
The ancient Greeks knew about theatre. 24 hours. Lots of drama. Perhaps some comic relief. Barcelona is the setting. All the action takes place within 24 hours. SETTING Written in English, my story unfolds in Spain. Lots of local flavor, little need for translation. Hemingway and Orwell used Spanish settings over 75 years ago. Reading […]Read More One Dress, One Day’s 24 hours translated!
via Daily Prompt: TentativeRead More Tentative, as in setting a wedding date?
One Dress, One Day The simple title evokes the essence of this tale: what happened to one wedding gown in 24 hours. One Dress, One Day reminds us how precious a dress can be to the wearer or wearers. Little girls play dress-up; women spend a fortune for that special moment. The Italians excel at […]Read More APPLYING THE QUANTITY TIME RATIO
A former Italian bridal model’s tale of what one dress and one day can mean. This is a new hybrid literary genre that relates the tale of a stolen wedding gown that divides and unites various couples in Barcelona with Almodovar’s early cinema in mind. Was the dress cursed? Deceit, desire and disappointment interweave various […]Read More ONE DRESS, ONE DAY
Pedro Almodóvar. This director’s style infused with his love of Spain, women and storytelling compelled me to contact him. How? Going through a messy desk drawer, I found Prudencia’s address in Các… Source: Contactar a ALMODOVARRead More Contactar a ALMODOVAR
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