Monthly Archives: April 2010

Reluctant Blogger who reads The Week and learnt about April Ashley

Tweet I have to admit to being a slightly reluctant blogger.   Just as I was a slightly reluctant facebooker but now I have been sucked into that time-consuming world …….. and worry that I am stepping into another yet … Continue reading

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La Bodegona

Tweet The Bodegona (literally meaning large warehouse) is, I suppose, the nearest thing Antigua has to a supermarket, but that is stretching the term somewhat! It is more a ramshackle collection of things organised in a way that still defeats … Continue reading

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Vacation courses ……… chess in the village

Tweet My boys were not too excited about doing sports camp again this vacation. They said that it got boring and the teacher made them walk a lot, and they didn´t do much sport. This amused me as I think … Continue reading

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My typical Central American village

Tweet Living in a country which already has its own set of apartheid rules to get used to, means it is not always easy to know how to integrate as much as that will ever be possible for a 5ft … Continue reading

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Speaking Spanish in Guatemala

Tweet I read Linguistics as an undergraduate and spent a year studying Language Acquisition i.e How we learn languages. British people are famous for not bothering to learn languages or proclaiming that they are not very good at languages. I … Continue reading

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They´re back …….. a bit of volcanic porn to share – Antigua and Atitlan

Tweet I have been here 7 years but I never, never, ever get tired of seeing these amazing volcanoes that surround us! When you pass through a very rainy period and you can´t see them their reappearance is all the … Continue reading

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