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Gender Female
Industry Education
Occupation language teacher, translator, interpreter, writer
Location Modica, Sicily, Italy
Introduction I'm a sort-of retired language teacher from Cardiff, Wales, UK, now trying to make a new life in Sicily. I'm not growing vines, making olive oil or restoring a palace stone by stone!
Interests Reading, BBC radio 4, my dog, cooking, café culture, politics, mixing a good gin and tonic.
Favorite Movies Anything Can Happen, Vera Drake, Sideways, Les Misérables de Claude Lelouch, Malena, Belle Époque, Les Parapluies de Cherbourg, Easter Parade, Calendar Girls.
Favorite Music Al Bano, Gino Paoli, Andrea Bocelli, Il Divo, Dusty Springfield, Shirley Bassey, Stacey Kent, Kate & Anna Mcgarrigle, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Waylon Jennings, Hayley Westenra, Chopin, Mozart, Verdi, Vivaldi.
Favorite Books Il Gattopardo by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Madame de Stael by Maria Fairweather, On Persephone's Island by Mary Taylor Simeti, Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky, I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith, Pompeii by Robert Harris, The Cazalet Chronicles by Elizabeth Jane Howard, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, Good Wives by Louisa May Alcott, The Reader by Bernhard Schlink, everything by Simone de Beauvoir.