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The road to Yungay/A Perfect Storm…

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in superb form. Monday morning has come early! As I will be on an overnight bus back to Lima (or lost/missing in the Andes), I thought it prudent to scribble a short blog in advance. Lots of stuff going on; General Elections, “milk” that is not milk but in… Continue Reading

Slippery sidewalks, sickness and sidestepping…

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Good morning folks Welcome to the Monday morning blog. ============================================================================= I try to keep this as apolitical as possible. It has been a shocking week in the news, more deaths, tragedy and sheer horror. Not a day goes by nowadays without some horrible, unthinkable atrocity, home or overseas. Paris, Mancester, London: Innocent, defenceless people, going about their lives. A… Continue Reading

Norman Walsh, now in Peru…

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Good morning folks I trust you had thee most superb weekend. Here is your weekly roll-up of Lima happenings. A busy old week, the usual midweek fraught franticity and a chilled weekend. It is a weekly collective of my observations, events and news from the big, bad capital. Nothing is meant as criticism, I am… Continue Reading

¡Feliz día de la madre!

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Good morning folks Here is the weekly round-up of nonsense/happenings/news in looney-tunes-Lima. A busy old week, rounded off with “El dia de la madre” (Mother’s Day), a different date to Blighty, but the same as the US and Australia. (Father’s Day is the same date, here). It would be a massive understatement to say that… Continue Reading


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Good morning folks I trust you had thee most splendid of splendid weekends. Here is a quick scribble-up of the week-that-was… D(esafio) H(uarochiri) – D(id) N(ot) S(tart) or D(id) N(ot) F(inish)… When I said my back was hurting, the Nipper put a plaster on it! This was the key moment I wrote this headline on Thursday…. Continue Reading

“I am the hunted!”

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aGood morning folks I trust you had a mightily splendid weekend. Here is your weekly mix-up of Lima happenings. If it was compared to a sandwich, it’d be made of succulently delicious bread top-&-bottom, with a rather unsavoury filling (and not as in non-savoury=sweet)! Top weekends both sides, whilst the week in the middle was a… Continue Reading


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Good morning folks I trust you’re having a mighty fine Easter weekend and that the bunny brought you plenty of chocolate, eggs, ale or whatever you wished for! Here is the weekly wrap-up from la locura de Lima. Only a 3-dayer at work, but what a 3-dayer it was!   Rory-Rory-tell-us-a-story… I love my job,… Continue Reading