Sometimes we kind of felt like “immigrants”.
I bet you never thought I was a hopeless romantic!
I forgot to tell you what I am looking for from: a convincing smile. Found a few and still waiting for an answer (if I did manage to send them a proper “Hola”) so I will keep you posted on how it goes. But so far, so good for an expat in Madrid!
“To go to bed at night in Madrid marks you as a little queer! […] Nobody goes to bed in Madrid until they have killed the night. Ernest Hemingway
I first moved abroad when I was 17 and now, 12 years later I have lived and worked in 10 different countries and traveled through many more.
“One day,’ you said, ‘I watched the sunset forty-three times!’
And a little later you added:
‘You know, when one is that sad, one can get to love the sunset.’
‘Were you that sad, then, on the day of the forty-three sunset?’
But the prince made no answer.”
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince
“Bursts of gold on lavender melting into saffron. It’s the time of day when the sky looks like it has been spray-painted by a graffiti artist.”
― Mia Kirshner, I Live Here
Most people hate Mondays? Are you one of those? Well….there is hope! Take a look at what Alexandra considers to be the perfect treatment.
I must confess. I didn’t realize it’s Christmas time before it hit me. Because for me Christmas was not just about being together with the family and playing in the snow, but also about the delicious food my mother cooks, that I thought cannot be equaled anywhere else in the world. Caught between the new […]