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Peacocks in Paradise by: Anna Nicholas
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    Anna Nicholas

Anna delves into the island’s authentic heartland, exploring nature reserves, bird sanctuaries and paprika, fruit and almond farms. On her travels, she meets the makers of siurell whistles, palm leaf baskets, hot sauces and ensaïmada pastries, and revels in visiting local producers of wine, craft beer, gin and brandy – and Mallorca’s famed herbes liqueur.

Meanwhile, she and chum, Alison, are tackling all 54 Tramuntana peaks over 1,000m, enduring the arduous overnight Guell hike to Lluc Monastery along the way.

Back home in Soller, new kittens and abandoned ducks abound and just as peacock, Jeronimo, swoops in, Anna hears of Josephine, a lonely peahen. Could love be in the air?

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Harry Ritchie No avatar the Daily Mail, London
" Anna Nicholas has dared to live the dream and write about it. Not only has she got up and gone to her Mallorcan idyll but also found time to write six substantial memoirs… "
The Daily Mirror No avatar review
" A beautifully written and highly entertaining account of the upside of downshifting. "
Peter Kerr No avatar author of Snowball Oranges
" Witty, evocative and heart-warming. Another Mallorcan pearl from Anna Nicholas. "
Nicholas Parsons No avatar CBE, British actor & broadcaster
" Anna Nicholas has a tremendous gift for descriptive writing which brings alive the warm and moving stories. "
The Telegraph No avatar review
" As intelligent as it is entertaining. The Mallorcan countryside is described in attentive, often lyrical detail. From simple escapism to a much more complicated story about the difficulties of balancing life in two places… "
Lucia van der Post No avatar author and journalist at FT How to Spend It
" Terrific! "
St Christopher’s Live Your Life e-zine No avatar
" Make[s] me want to give up my life in London and set up shop on a Spanish island. "
Real Travel No avatar
" Endearing, funny and poignant. What more could one wish for. " No avatar
" A fun and entertaining read with that extra something! "
St Christopher’s Inns Website No avatar
" This is Anna's comic and observational style at its very best. "

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