Día de Muertos: all the Catholic stuff is coming out now…


Eat Sleep Maeve Repeat

There were only three people in my Advanced Higher Spanish class at high school, including me. The Languages department decided that on Monday mornings we could take care of ourselves, and instead of teaching us the subjunctive tense, which would have been really really useful for my future life in Spain unable to correctly use the subjunctive tense, they stuck us in front of an educational made-for-school TV show called La Catrina.

La Catrina told the truly terrible story of a girl called Jamie González, who goes to spend her summer in Querétaro in Mexico and ends up solving a mystery via dream sequences where her great-grandmother speaks to her, and becoming the heir to a bunch of land once owned by her great-grandmother. The great-grandmother was a highwaywoman (but in a good way, you know – like Robin Hood, not like Dick Turpin) and she was known as La Catrina

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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