Monthly Archives: February 2018

Oxford for a thousand, please

What a lovely ville is Oxford! Impossible not to like the people, particularly this crew who invited me to their team on Pub Quiz night at the The Old Bookbinder’s Ale House : (Team, I did the best I could with … Continue reading

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#MeToo – say it with flowers?

#MeToo indeed. Stuck with seeing this everywhere. A flower shop in Amman, Jordan? Nothing to do, Ramon would say: this flower shop indeed has nothing to do with the #MeToo movement, or Aziz Ansari, or sexual harassment among the rich … Continue reading

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Rome in a Day

Scenes around Rome in January. I walked 25,000 steps (says my lyin’ iPhone – it was at least twice that). What is it about Rome? I think it’s the cobblestones. Or maybe the promise of wine. Probably the animated discussions … Continue reading

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Eating fancy in Amman

[Versión en español] Eating well in Amman can cost you a lot, or it can cost you a little. There are falafel shops everywhere, and even in the humblest of them, they take falafel seriously. No day-old oil, no stiff … Continue reading

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Comer bien en Amman

[Click here for the version in English] Comer bien en Amman, Jordania, te puede costar mucho, o muy, pero que muy poco. Hay puestos de falafel por todos lados, e incluso en los puestos más sencillos, se toman muy en … Continue reading

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