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Extremadura

Home to Pizarro, Cortéz, Carlos and Javier

Dirty little secrets, Stained glass windows or The tiger rodeo

Behind the bonhomie, the family dinners and the football lurks the question no one wants to be asked: Where are the bodies? Scratch the surface,...

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156 of my comments have received 163 Great Feedback votes

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I couldn’t agree more about

Posted on Fri, 09 Feb 2018

I couldn’t agree more about the "out there" there thing. It's whatever it conjures, within the bounds of suggestion, I suppose. I like the break, but I don't know why. Thinking time for the speaker, maybe. Reflecting on what they've just said, on...

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Posted in Some Seam Shared

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Time to read at last! Lessons

Posted on Tue, 06 Feb 2018

Time to read at last! Lessons cx'd.

Thank you for spanking niggling little prejudices about class and money. Maybe I'm just very grumpy today. I enjoyed this a lot, Elsie. The style is very readable and conversational. Brilliant. Also,...

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Posted in Les Rowse, Philippe and I Part 2

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Couldn't agree more, Richard.

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018

Couldn't agree more, Richard. I've been doing a lot of cramming up recently. There's such a body of history and technique, and great style and inspiration to be found, but in the end it comes down to what each of us, individually, has to say -...

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Posted in -Keyhole

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Almost Haiku in its mystical

Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018

Almost Haiku in its mystical brevity.

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Posted in -Keyhole

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Yes it is. We just need

Posted on Sun, 07 Jan 2018

Yes it is. We just need another word to describe it.

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Posted in Sum of the storm

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Superb meshing of concept and

Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017

Superb meshing of concept and execution. I love the insertion, so subtle, of the last thought before sleep.

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Posted in time travelling

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Love it, Catherine.

Posted on Sun, 14 Jan 2018

Love it, Catherine.

Thinking of the metre (oh God! Listen to me!). If you can bear me, at first reading "six deep" jarred a little. I'm thinking of something like "never sleep" in terms of stress.

What do you think?

Ah,...

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Posted in Beyond

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You've pulled it off really

Posted on Sat, 13 Jan 2018

You've pulled it off really well here. I stepped the other side of the fulcrum yesterday for that very reason. I love the plush thrumming curve. Altogether nicely done.

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Posted in finding peace

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Best Wishes to you, Richard.

Posted on Fri, 12 Jan 2018

Best Wishes to you, Richard. Thanks for shining a light.

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Posted in We Have Heroes

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You, too.

Posted on Tue, 09 Jan 2018

You, too.

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Posted in In Vermont

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