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Unplanned Paramedicine in Paris, France

We had just stumbled out of the Parisian bar Le Comptoir Général when it happened. As I reached the bank of the canal to join my friends, I went to glance back at the bar and turned just in time to watch a little hatchback brake suddenly, sending a pizza delivery guy smashing straight into the back of him.…… Continue reading Unplanned Paramedicine in Paris, France

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Travel Review: Sensimar, Riviera Maya

When Scrubs and I walked out of Cancun airport, we were completely unprepared for the heat. I was wearing a thick grey woollen jumper and jeans and immediately started panting like a fat King Charles Spaniel. In hindsight it would have made a lot of sense to have changed into something summery on the plane.…… Continue reading Travel Review: Sensimar, Riviera Maya

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Thoughts on… Spending Monday in Mexico

I am actually in Mexico as I type this, and I’m typing it on my phone, at the bar. I’ve had one Bahama Mama and one Electric Lemonade, and if you know me then you know that’s quite enough to have me enthusiastically humming Disney villain songs loudly and in public.* Currently, I’m on Poor…… Continue reading Thoughts on… Spending Monday in Mexico

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Falling Half in Love with Strangers

I love being able to express myself in writing. It feels more accurate somehow than speaking words. Talking for me can sometimes feel like playing tennis with a colander; I mean, it’s possible, I can do it, but it’s not ideal. The ball goes over the net, but just about. It goes where I want it…… Continue reading Falling Half in Love with Strangers

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Chasing UFOs at Chichibu National Park, Japan

I had been in Japan only a few days when my brother suggested visiting Chichibu. “It’s beautiful,” he said. “You’ll love it!” I was happy to go along with his suggestion, seeing as he 1.) is my brother and b.) was living in Japan at the time, so I cheerfully agreed, and the following morning…… Continue reading Chasing UFOs at Chichibu National Park, Japan