Coffee and me

I’ve bought a coffee machine. I know. The guy who drinks nothing but tea (and alcoholic beverages obviously) has bought a coffee machine. Apparently this coffee machine does everything, apart from make tea. You name the coffee type, it does it. Latte, Flat White, Espresso, um, some others. It comes with a recipe book of…

Siurell

The guy in the souvenir shop struggled to find the English words to help us understand the story behind the Siurell whistles that had caught our eye. The colours are not unlike those of other traditional figures we’ve seen before, namely those representing the Mexican Day of the Dead. The guy told us that the…

Hobbies

Mother always used to joke that my hobby was collecting hobbies. I’d have a new one every week. Usually my interest would be sparked by something on the TV or something someone else was doing and I liked the look of. I’d rush into it, wanting all the kit, then after a week or so…

Poundland

I’m in the Poundland. Everything around me is £1. Things that sell for less than £1 are doubled or tripled up so that they can be sold together for £1. I’m in the queue holding one item, costing £1. I am also holding a £1 coin. In front of me is an elderly lady. She…