Monthly Archives: May 2013

Week 21: Archery

Where would we be without our ingenious little Paleolithic ancestors? Naked, probably, and sitting shivering in the cold and dark with no means of getting meat for our bellies and nothing to eat it off even if a passing deer … Continue reading

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Week 20: Contacts

Gangsters of the world beware: if you should ever become embroiled in a high speed car chase scenario with me, I will henceforth be a lot faster off the mark than I would have previously. Because this woman now drives … Continue reading

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Week 19: Hammam

On the final day of a tour in Morocco this week my touring troop was given the option of a hammam, which I understood to be, basically, a relaxing sauna. Now our holiday had not exactly been strenuous – but … Continue reading

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Week 18: Africa

Several years ago I visited Moscow, a city on the cusp of east and west, its buildings a blend of two continents, a European capital from which a thin yet continuous metal thread stretches all the way to the heart … Continue reading

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