A Random Sunday Part I

Last Sunday we found this leaflet under the windshield wiper of the car.


So this Sunday, up we got and out we went, looking for this amazing flower market that was being publicised.

What we found was a dull village in the outskirts of Madrid and an even duller market, that had nothing flowery about it. It was very small, very amateur and very disappointing. The only two amazing things were the baker’s stand and the notherner selling sausages, cheeses and other cold cuts. Here are the photos!


The bakers




The oven they were baking in and the baker’s glove. Serious stuff!


We bought onion bread (amazing!)


and a little roll with bacon wrapped inside!


Flowery ladies


We tasted this cured belly and it was rich. So rich.


Flowery wreaths. Very hippy.


We stopped at a stand with two men from Santander, and this is what we had: sidra (cider), queso cabral (hand made cream-cheese spread) and chorizo cooked in sidra.


The chorizo cooking in sidra


Sidra needs to be poured in this spectacular way.


This lamp was actually being sold. Not worth buying it, but it made for a pretty photo.


A little granny doing crochet.







About Full Of Daisies

I am permanently in love. Things I like: purple, pasta, silk, autumn, the smell of mould, candles, cachi, having friends, water, new things, rice, eggs (all eggs!), fresh grass, olive trees, shiny things, glitter, hanging objects, windcatchers, wind, couscous, wasabi, carnivores, presents, snow, leaves, orchids, feathers, cappelletti, meat, fruit (all fruit), more del gelso (Morus alba L.), pigs, candles, christmas, polenta fritta!, separating egg whites from yokes in my hands, cartoons, dragons, the ocean, nudibranchi, cows, mercury (the metal), cosmos (the flowers), thunderstorms, Mika, turtles, acquariums, green and blue (mixed), siccamores, spring, snails, 24, porc with a sweet sauce (apple, cranberry, tomatoes jam), looking at a swimming pool upsidedown and underwater, english accent, open-minded people, driving, blue skies, checkered tablecloths, butterflies, books and cartoons in rhyme, painting eggs, the star-shadows that football players have, silver, laughing, Vivaldi, bells and chimes, white and purple, creating. Complete Happiness: Early morning. Sun, with a breeze; a pond with water lilies. A house, with a garden, full of plants. A vegetable patch, lemon, orange and mandarin trees. Cosmos everywhere. Birds in the trees; a tortoise eating the salad from the vegetable patch; a mammal (I couldn’t decide which one would make me happier) close by. No houses for as far as the eye can see. Me, a man that loves me and that I love. Friends coming over for a lunch that I have to prepare, and have all the ingredients for all ready in the kitchen.


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