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I love espresso. I love it for 2 reasons: It’s delicious. I like to pretend that the tiny cup is normal size, and I’m a giant. So imagine my delight when I found out that you can buy espresso from … Continue reading
I was one bitten by a dog. I’d just arrived on Roatan island in Honduras, and I was merrily walking along the road with another backpacker in search of a hostel when a pack of dogs surrounded us, and one … Continue reading
I decided to make the most of our days off by travelling a wee bit so we’ve made it to Plovdiv in southern/central Bulgaria, which is notorious for: Its archaeological ruins Its many beautiful orthodox churches Its artists and galleries … Continue reading
Another fact for the day: Spartacus was born in the territory of modern-day Bulgaria. And while we’re on the subject, I think we’re going to tacus-selves to a Spa(r) this weekend. Apparently they are prevalent and cheap here, hurrah!
My parents used to have a gardener called Cyril. They’d felt obliged to take him on because he’d been the gardener for the people who used to live in our house. Unfortunately, a) Cyril was a bit strange and b) … Continue reading