The work of others

The work of others

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By Paula Ramos I’m a civil servant and I’m on holiday. Yesterday, I had a very busy day. In the morning I got up and opened the bedroom window. It smelled of freshly cut grass. The gardener was tending the garden. I turned on the radio to listen to my favourite singer. After that, I […]

Jane and Jimmy

Jane and Jimmy

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By Shuang Wu Jane was 28 when she met Jimmy. It was {raining cats and dogs}, Jane didn’t have an umbrella and neither did Jimmy. They started chatting about the weather, then the {cheesy} film they both had seen. Jimmy was the first {carrot top} that Jane had gone out with. He didn’t have a handsome face […]

On Idiomatic Expressions

On Idiomatic Expressions

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By Ana Marques The latest topic of our Affair sessions has been Idiomatic Expressions. A friend of mine, who’s in the Advanced Level, had already introduced me to it, when she told me I have green hands. I learned that this means I like to grow stuff, like vegetables, herbs, plants or bonsais (which aren’t […]