Tag Archives: Mexico

Meaty mornings

I took The Man to meet Kieran, my old housemate. I love Kieran; I used to live with him. I love The Man, I now live with him. I thought we could share some chat about what a great person I am to live with: kind, funny, tidy: the sort of roomie you’d be really proud to introduce to your friends and family. The waiter came over to take our order. It was breakfast; we were in a French restaurant. He spoke to us in French because no one in that restaurant ever talks to you in English. It wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Back down the bog where I belong

Well. I appear to be back doing what I do best: dividing my time between groaning on my bed and sprinting to the toilet, throwing hefty punches at anyone who stands in my way. Twelve days in and already I’m a germy munter who yells “STOP IT OR I WILL SH** ON YOU” when The Man tries to give my stomach a sympathetic rub. Seriously? Twelve days in? Give me a break! I am seriously unlovely right now. Meeoww. (NB I don’t know what the meow is for. Just a sympathy-garnering device, I think.) Our trip is going well, apart … Continue reading

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Effing cockerels

Hi there readers! Buenas tardes! That means good afternoon, fyi. Here in Guanajuato, Mexico, it is 19.30pm and yet everyone is persisting in yelling ‘good afternoon’ as opposed to good evening.  They don’t start saying good evening until at least 8.30pm. But in a part of the world where restaurants don’t really fill up until 11.30pm I suppose this is reasonable. I am sitting on a roof terrace overlooking the most mind-boggling sea of multi-coloured higgledy piggledy houses. They stretch away in all directions; up and down, left and right; framed on each side by mountains and blue skies. Although … Continue reading

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