Inma’s Love Nest

Cozy, like homey, quaint, forlorn, evoke something old-fashioned. The Danish hygge shares some of the connotation. Aromas like warm bread, cinnamon, fresh laundry fit more than patchouli incense.

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Exploring Carmen’s Seville: Cigars, Conquest, and Colonialism at the Royal Tobacco Factory of Seville

Originally posted on Lives and Times:
Sevilla, “so affectionate, so brunette, gypsy and so beautiful”, as the song says. Sevilla, forever the heart of the south and for so long the crossroads of the Old and New worlds. Sevilla I visit to learn about the symbol of this cultural meeting point, the Royal Tobacco Factory,…

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Daily Prompt: Varnish

One Dress, One Day is divided according to the traditional Spanish day (Manana, mediodia,etc.). The prompt varnish reminded me of this poignant moment from Siesta, a section in the 24-hour story.  Part of the stolen #weddinggown is worn by Inma to impress her married lover, politician Gustavo Rubio.  The results were not what she expected. […]

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People’s or Characters’ Patina

via Daily Prompt: Patina When young, I wanted a patina without realizing that wrinkles came with it. Like old photos in black and white, patina may mean grit, dust, even yellow crinkles. The youthful insouciance of this casual portrait makes one think of what will or may transpire before it is folded next to the […]

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