Dog days

The extended and sultry days at the peak of summer. Generally accompanied by a lack of progress.I have been AWOL. I am lost in a haze of sun, sea mist, lacklustre energy. I am awoken daily, several hours after rising from bed when I plunge myself into the icy adriatic. I then proceed to send…

Going home

Home As an expat, one only seems to return home for an event or a catch up. If it’s for an event, you catch up with as many people as you can while you’re there, and if you come back purely for a catch up, you try and schedule it to coincide with an event,…

Cairo Time

I have just watched then opening fifteen minutes of “Cairo Time“. I love the gritty finishing, it would often indicate the work will be a little art-house gem. But I know this one is going to be a chick flick. How? Because it is just like the catchphrase says: “Sometimes you need to forget the…

Eat at Leo’s

At 6 pm on the 19th of December there was a dish of fragrant curry before me and I was at the crossroads. It looked good. At least six different vegetables I could see, as shiny and brightly colored as a bag of mixed buttons. They slouched inside a crisp raw cabbage leaf, which in…