Monthly Archives: November 2010

I went back to school

Today, with my pencil-case full of coloured pens, a dictionary, a notebook (thanks gang for moleskin black book), I went back to school. Going to school consisted of waking up early to prepare for the placement test and looking for … Continue reading

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I see clouds on an apple

I saw clouds growing on apples, Mr Invisible, fairies and the strawberry topping of Buenos Aires; San Telmo. San Telmo is my strawberry topping of Buenos Aires (for now). It’s colourful, musical, tasty and warm. During my 13 hours plane … Continue reading

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I think lavender grows on trees in BA

When you eat a strawberry cake and there is one strawberry on the cake, do you eat it first or do you eat it last? I like to eat it last. I shook off the hesitations of yesterday and set … Continue reading

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I almost book a return flight

I have arrived! After nearly 24 hours of travel, I have finally arrived in Buenos Aires for my 34 day vacation. Everyone says it will be great and besides, they all pitched in for my going away present. So why … Continue reading

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Reading “Reading ‘Lolita’ in Teheran” and “The Shadow of the Wind”

Reading ‘Lolita’ in Teheran by Azar Nafisi The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (originally written in Spanish) Both books were stories spun around books. The first is a memoir in books, drawing parallels of books to the … Continue reading

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