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The Dud Avocado - Elaine Dundy

The Dud Avocado, Elaine Dundy

“‘Please forgive me, but I’ve never had to change my mind so often at such short notice in my whole life. 363 more words

Books I've Finished

Sunless Sunday

Winter is definitely setting in. I saw it with my eyes and felt it with my feet. The sky was dark, the air was cold and the drizzle had picked up a notch so it wasn’t the ideal day to get out of bed at 8:30 on a Sunday morning. 816 more words

Turning Tides in Myanmar: The Friendliest People in the World

PRESS FEATURE: After decades of isolation, Myanmar has become the most welcoming destination for foreigners

Munich,10 November 2015 — While the political future of Myanmar is on everyone’s mind and ethnic tensions continue to rise, foreigners living in Myanmar appreciate the friendliness of the local population more than anywhere else in the world, according to the latest global survey about expat living conducted byInterNations, the world’s leading social network and information site for people who live and work abroad. 1,067 more words


Writing Competition - I need your Votes to win

PLEASE VOTE FOR ME! Last week I was invited to submit an entry to the magazine International Living for a competition to become a writer for them. 113 more words

The Irish Pub

What would be a nice collective noun for a large number of Irish bars? A racket? A heap? A diddly? Well there’s a diddly of Irish bars in Bilbao. 1,036 more words

Inter-season Ineptitude

Inter-season: the time between people excelling at summer activities and excelling at winter activities, much of which is spent making preparations for the next season. For me, however, inter-season simply remains as an extended period of ineptitude: the free time and need for practical skills provide rich opportunity for awkwardness. 407 more words


A Morning in the Life

This week we follow our HR Admin in an unnamed NGO for a day as they go about their business in an unnamed projected in CAR. 543 more words

Fiction & Poetry