Tag Archives: Madrid

Old man bars and being ‘the other’

Sitting in a dark corner of a very typical Spanish old man bar, I have the pleasure of observing the ebb and flow of daily life.  Seated at the bar, an old lady talks animatedly about politics and playfully gives … Continue reading

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Wheels up

Spent a very leisurely day around town; lunch at my favorite falafel place then some trusty retail therapy.  Wanted to get a new outfit or two for my trip to Madrid tomorrow.  My flight is at an inconvenient 6 am, … Continue reading

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On love and geographical mistresses

The following post was composed en route from Madrid to Dublin and was a very cathartic exercise in introspection and understanding. As I sit here on the plane, leaving Madrid, I’ve spent a good deal of time gazing down at … Continue reading

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