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Showing off: Part 1

November 30, 2010

No one likes a show-off, I was always told – but no one likes me anyway, so screw it. Here’s some serious showing off. This is a little slice of what I’ve been up to in the last few months – prizes* for guessing the correct locations! South-east Asia somewhere…

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Why Mexico, why?

November 14, 2010

Mexicans know their way around a kitchen. In fact, I’d go out on a limb and say some of their food is the best I’ve ever eaten. Not the healthiest, but up there with the tastiest. The flavour combinations are sensational. There’s chilli in everything. There’s lime in everything. And every dish seems to be […]

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Fully sick

October 19, 2010

It didn’t start well. There I was, waiting on the tarmac for my tiny little plane to show up, when it eventually taxied into view. With a soft “shissssssh” the canopy swung open, and I craned my neck to catch sight of the previous passenger. Unfortunately, all I could see was his head, and then […]

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Ben vs World

September 7, 2010

What’s the craziest, wildest, most adventurous thing you’ve ever done? I want to do it too. See, I’m at it again. Last time I couldn’t work my way through the book-writing process without relying on the kindness of strangers, and nothing’s changed now. This time, however, we don’t even have to meet. I won’t sleep […]

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Big announcement coming…

August 31, 2010

Well, my first book hasn’t even made it as far as the pulping factory yet, and already I’m thinking about the next one. But hey, as my grandmother used to say*, we’re not here to f__k spiders. So without giving too much away, there’s a second book in the works. To make it happen, I’ll […]

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