Letters from My Terrace in Palma

These letters are mainly lighthearted with one or two serious ones mixed in. Some are both.

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

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.

Hiding behind Words

Use your language. Don’t let your language use you!

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There is more to Mallorca than meets the eye!

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.

Five Proposals of Marriage

Have you ever proposed marriage? Or been proposed to? Was your proposal successful? If not, here are five examples that may help. Good luck!

Two Baked Beans Cans

A can of baked beans also has its story.