What is it about a man in uniform? Or the sighting of a famous actor that turns otherwise sensible movie-lovers into mush?
“Did you see him?” asks my guide, Giovanna.
“See who?” I wonder.
“Well, you know, I was having breakfast in the dining room. ...
“Do you speak Spanish?” asks the unsmiling custom agent. ”Well, no, not really, just a few words,” I say.
“So what’s wrong with Spanish?”
“Nothing, nothing at all. I love Spanish! But . . . ” I begin to offer …