Matilda's blog

Matilda

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I have been writing a blog about daily life here for around 9 months and thought it was time to share it with DR1 members. I began it when I moved from Juan Dolio to a barrio in the middle of nowhere and I tend to add an update every couple of weeks.

I started it whilst waiting for my book to be published, which is a detailed expos? of political corruption here - hence the need to live under the radar.

I hope you enjoy it - at least it should make you smile!

What about your saucepans?

Matilda
 
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CG

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That's "it' in a nutshell, where and when is the book out ?.
 

dulce

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I have been following your blog for a while and I enjoy it every time. Keep up the good descriptions of what it is REALLY like in the DR.
 

whirleybird

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I will continue to follow your blog, Mat, and look forward to each and every incident which unfolds into a fascinating and, most times, amusing story.

Perhaps you could post links to any other articles you have written for the pleasure and entertainment of us all.

Keep up the great work!
 

Matilda

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Thank you for all the nice feedback and I am glad you are enjoying it. The book has gone off to a potential publisher, so I am just waiting to hear if it is a yes or a no. Fingers crossed.

I have blogged again today on a subject close to most of our hearts here - electricity. I hope you enjoy it at What about your saucepans?

Thanks to DR1 members there were 300 visits to the blog yesterday - amazing!!

Matilda
 

AlterEgo

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I've been hooked on your blog for a long time, happy to see you sharing it with everyone!

I'm sure a lot of new bookmarks were set yesterday too

AE
 

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Certainly one of the best and most entertaining blogs I have ever read. Very well done, "Matilda" I am a fan..

HB

PS: Where was that waterfall?? You can PM me if you want.
 

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enjoyed your blog immensely, but you have to explain me one thing...

I know Mr Mat, and I know you... I just cannot imagine you holding on to his feet while he was scooping water out of the cisterna. It would just have meant a bath for the 2 of you, I think... lol
 

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Enjoyable blog Matilda, we have experienced most of your "adventures" but, I now know, luckily I already had experience of some of them. Many years ago I rented a flat in rural Wales. The water came from a tank in the roof fed by a very small manual pump and the privy was at the bottom of the garden over a steam. When its the season we share our, oranges, lemons and guandules with others in the pueblocito. We frequently find root vegetables, strange fruits on our door step. It's a good place to live.