Monthly Archives: July 2014

Food: felafel and stick blenders.

Chickpeas are amazing, aren’t they? They’re dried, hard bullets that you can use to thwart home invaders in kid-driven sitcoms if you’ve run out of marbles, which then magically expand like foam dinosaurs when you leave them to soak for … Continue reading

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40things: Le Big Bike Race

A few weeks ago a big bike race started in Leeds. My day started at 3:30, when I got up in order to make it to my check-in location (CIL) on time, because I was a volunteer. A blueshirt. A … Continue reading

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