Letters from My Terrace in Palma

Christmas in Palma

The cities of the north celebrate with tall Christmas trees and busy Christmas markets but the Mediterranean Christmas of Palma is no less beautiful in its own way.

The Thingy

The island has its own ways, and we must learn them. They are part of life here.

Processionària Once More

If you ever come to Mallorca in March, it’s worth leaving the beach and the bar. Just head for the pine woods.

Rises and Falls

The ‘rise’ and ‘fall’ of the thermometer are the start. Then we get to Icarus.

Today Is a Gift

“Yesterday is history.   Tomorrow is a mystery.  Today is a gift, and that’s why it’s called the present.”

The Passing Year

The working years in Palma went by happily, from September to Christmas, and then round to September again.