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Seven Writers. Three Languages. One City.

New dawn

“It’s a new dawn It’s a new dayIt’s a new life for me…♪♫”… “And am I feeling good?” Diana asked herself as she walked down from her bedroom in her new Overijse home, carrying little Rose in her arms. The sun … Continue reading

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La dernière limonade

Si Ute n’avait pas été enceinte jusqu’aux yeux, elle n’aurait pas dit non à un petit vin blanc. Ça aurait été le moment parfait. Confortablement installée dans une chaise longue dans la véranda, elle profitait des premiers rayons de soleil … Continue reading

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Un afgano en tu vida

A Sandra Valdés y Laura Ordóñez, excelentes docentes y personas Lo primero que ves es el enorme mostacho renegrido y la melena color ala de cuervo haciendo juego, ambos bien teñidos con henna para cubrir las canas que podrían envejecerlo. … Continue reading

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Heroes

—¿Que quiénes llevan máscara? —le dijo su maestro—. ¡Todos los superhéroes la llevan! —Ah, ¿sí? ¿Y entonces, Superman qué? —le contestó el alumno insolente. —Ay, mi joven aprendiz, Superman la llevaba de diario. O bien se lleva en turno de … Continue reading

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Mad March Tea Party

One crisp March afternoon, Alice strolled into Leopold Park where a tea-time seminar on equal opportunities had been organised, as was traditional on International Women’s Day. She was a trainee in the Green Party, and was supposed to meet with … Continue reading

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