Tag Archives: America! America!

Armed to the hilt and fully covered

When moving to another country there is much that is unfamiliar and so navigating each day simply requires additional energy. After some time the perennial suspicion of being taken for a ride or short changed gently starts to subside. Realistically, nothing … Continue reading

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Happy Hanukkah

My ‘Dear Best Jewish Friend’, The only mother I know to have colour coordinated her family member’s activies  on a white board. Offspring stick to your colours or you will find yourselves impaled on a menorah. Happy Hanukkah, or the first … Continue reading

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Our Hearts and Hosts in Cleveland

It turns out that our host in Ohio is probably alien, but not alien like me, genuinely alien. Not only does his blood clot like no other normal living being but a variety of CT scans have revealed that his … Continue reading

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Gobble Gobble – its upon us

The car speeds through Pennsylvania. Voices incant from the back of the car: “Are we going to sleep? “Yes.” we respond in emphatic unison. “Why are we going to sleep?” We ignore that one and have just succeeded in passing/overtaking … Continue reading

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Why a blog?

Why am I doing this? It goes against all my better judgement.  To start with I cannot even bear the word Blog. It is sloppy and ugly. Its contours have all the shapeliness of a half sucked sweet discovered between the cushion covers, although … Continue reading

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