“If you like bridges, you have to learn languages.” I came across this statement a few days ago, whilst reading Elif Shafak’s The Architect’s Apprentice, and I must confess that I had to pause for a minute to savour it, for it expressed an idea -an association- that had been whirling in my mind for … More Bridges

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If I had to pinpoint a single author from the catalogue of beloved writers to whom I owe my love of reading, without hesitation, I would choose the wonderful Eleanor Hibbert (1906-1993), the prolific English author who penned Gothic Romance novels under the pseudonym of Victoria Holt and whose books I had the pleasure of … More Home 2

I’m Back!

Hi Everyone! It feels so good to be back! Can’t believe it’s been four years since I last published something here and gosh hasn’t the world gone beyond bonkers ever since!  In my universe as a Venezuelan living in the United Kingdom, with a significant part of my close family living in the United States, … More I’m Back!