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Making pals

Maggie is obviously pretty much on her tod in Ciudad Rodrigo. No clans of Brits to chat to there.

Very soon after she got to work she bumped into the people who own the flat she is renting. They invited her around to see their house. Whilst there she met the mother and a sister in law. Since then she has run into one member or another of the family on the street several times and she has begun to feel that she is being stalked (or that she's the stalker). They have walked to the family farm, been involved in a small fiesta and shared a shopping trip.

She's also been out for a coffee with a work colleague a couple of times after work, she's arranged an intercambio (the Spaniard speaks English, Maggie speaks Spanish) with the woman from the Tourist Info office at the Town Hall and she's just signed up for three evenings a week of aerobics at the local gym.

Mind you she was just watching a celebrity gossip show when we spoke on the phone a little while ago


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