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The other night I went out with some friends to Okonomiyaki. It was my first time eating the Japanese savory pancake. I believe only native in our group knew what they were doing but we had a great time learning the ropes for grilling our own food. 314 more words



This is a series of posts about Belize and Guatemala that starts here.

The cave canoeing was great.  We have a lot of caves in St. 691 more words


Culture Shock! Shall We Oldies Create One?

Sometimes, meeting with a very different culture gives you a shock. I like that experience. Suspect the need for a rethink does me good.

My first one was watching goats being sacrificed to Kali at a temple in Nepal. 877 more words

Can't Wait

Part of the problem being here is that I have no purpose. I won’t be here long enough to get a real job, especially since my car broke down. 659 more words


Welcome to Denmark 🇩🇰 

Cannot believe my first post was in January! 😵

That seems like so long ago.

I’m here and I’m queer…. As they say…. Don’t know who ‘they’ are but you get my drift. 139 more words


The Day That Türkiye Broke Me

I always refer to Türkiye as a woman.  Türkiye is strong.  She can be a little temperamental at times and has even been known to chuck a wobbly every now and then but usually things return to normal.   1,175 more words


Transitioning with olives

All I wanted to do was buy olives. It was the perfect idea to reward myself with a short walk to the store between secretarial tasks. 404 more words

North Africa