Monthly Archives: July 2012

Becoming British

Ever since I moved to this country, I’ve started doing things without being exactly sure why I do them. One of them is stopping for a chat when I run into someone that I don’t particularly like. I’m puzzled by … Continue reading

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How do I download the internet?

Have you ever spoken about computers with an elderly person? It’s hysterical, isn’t it? They’ll ask questions like “Does the internet have…”, as if the internet were some sort of shop. They’ll buy a computer and ask if it comes … Continue reading

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Ratatouille, the film that made me angry (but the dish that makes me happy)

Has any of you ever seen the film Ratatouille? The Pixar one? It’s absolute crap, wasn’t it? I was raging. For those of you who haven’t seen it, here’s a basic outline. It’s essentially about a boy with no particular … Continue reading

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Salad, the safe option

When I was in Paris a couple of weeks ago, one night my friend and I were eating out in a nice wee bistro. Because we’re adventurous, we chose starters at random, just picking something from the menu without bothering … Continue reading

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