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The divination rites of San Giovanni

Sometimes the Catholics come up with some pretty good stuff. For instance, patron saints. San Giovanni is Turin’s patron saint, and yesterday was his holiday, which meant that the whole city got the day off and at night there was … Continue reading

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Why Glasgow is like Naples

Glasgow is pretty similar to Naples when you think about it. The similarities are mostly in the cities’ reputations (undeservedly bad), inhabitants (incomprehensible to most) and most importantly, of course, food (delicious but unorthodox). A few years ago I was … Continue reading

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An arduous desire for fish

I am really dying for some fish, and have been for some time. Unfortunately, as I wrote ages and ages ago, I’m not really that good with fish. I don’t really know how to season it, what to do with … Continue reading

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The worst veggie burger ever

A little while ago, I had the misfortune of trying my first McDonalds veggie burger. In case you’re wondering why I was at a McDonalds, I’ll tell you. A couple of friends of mine play in a band that I … Continue reading

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My friend, the vegan

Last weekend my best friend C and I went to Dundee to visit our dear friend G. This was very exciting, not only because Dundee was a whole new city to me and because we saw a seal on our … Continue reading

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The attack of the giant moussaka

If any of you are into obscure, foreign, B-rated cinema, I highly recommend the Greek film “The Attack of the Giant Moussaka”. It was recommended to me by someone I consider a learned and cultured person. Although I was sceptical … Continue reading

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More perks of staying with your parents

Last week I wrote about the delights of staying at my parents’ for a while: exploiting them and making them pay for my ridiculous ingredients. Well, it doesn’t stop there. In addition to ingredients I don’t usually buy myself, I … Continue reading

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