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... items. Difficult to cram in 3 weeks worth of clothing and footwear when it seems that I can look forward to warm days, cold evenings and bitterly cold nights, with the chance of rain (not dwelling on the earthquakes!).
If only I had Paddington's suitcase with its secret ...
... a ride closer. We ended up catching a double decker bus and got off at Hanwell Broadway. We then had to ask a local how to find Cuckoo Avenue. Off we traipsed, up and down streets, finally finding our way home at about 12.30pm. Nick was still up so we sat around talking for a bit before dropping into bed. Bed had never felt so good before!!!
It was a good day - although we hadn't quite got to see everything we wanted to due to having a few hold ups in the morning.
... I promise- I went to the STA travel shop and had a really good talk with one of the staff about my trip. He was really helpful and gave me a few good starting points for this trip. I now have a million and one brochures of flights and itineraries to look through and really that's mostly what I have been up to. I was planning on, for the most part, going my own way, rather than organised trips- but did you know you can only do the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu ...
... negatives in the basement but each one I scan brings back memories of their house where images were displayed on a rotating basis on the walls. Memories of my grandmother standing behind me with her arms around me holding the camera so I could look down into the viewfinder of her Rolleiflex, with its upside down view of the world. My grandfather copying his slides in the California sun. My grandparents disappearing into the dark room for hours while we were visiting. ...
... but this turmeric infused fish-dish with dill and spring onions looks so beautiful, I might have to try the real thing so I can recreate a flavour packed vegetarian version. Maybe Luke will too, who knows. He's not sure he'll be able to keep meat and fish down, being a lifelong vegetarian.
I'm especially on the lookout for:
Fresh tofu dishes
Beans and bean pastes
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