Monthly Archives: September 2013

Parlez-vous Identity Crisis?

I located this throwaway Megaman character at Yagura Japanese market (now closed) in Manhattan many years ago.  There was no doubt that it was a bell pepper, or capsicum to those of you in the UK, Guernsey and OZ/NZ, and … Continue reading

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It’s Not Who You Know, But What They Don’t Want You to Know: My 2nd Liebster Award

It happened again. I forgot the password to my email to recover the forgotten password to my blog.  Which is more embarrassing?  It’s all pishposh now, because I’m back and it’s time to humbly receive another Liebster Award. Terima kasih … Continue reading

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Guatemala City’s Centro Cultural Miguel Ángel Asturias

Perhaps I wasn’t pushy enough.  Perhaps my wallet was a devoid of its fun-producing partner, you know, money.  Perhaps altitude sickness meant that I was mixing up Indonesian with Spanish, thoroughly confusing the staff members with whom I chatted.  ¿Puedo … Continue reading

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If You’ve Made It This Far, You’ve Also Won

Oh, hi.  Is that you again?  Great!  It’s because of people like you, generally anyone but me, but specifically Reema over at her quality photography blog Camera Lore, that I’ve been presented with a Liebster Award.  Dhanyavad for the honor! … Continue reading

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