TAP

TAP

When I travel I usually fly Air France (for the miles), HOP (Air France in a low cost version), or EasyJet (because sometimes they are just so much cheaper). Yesterday was my first time on a TAP flight and, sadly, the rumours about Portugal’s leading airline...
Pokemon!

Pokemon!

I hit the brocante with Jamie today. Now back in Australia I’d call that a ‘swapmeet’ and, according to my Dad, in the UK it’s called a ‘car boot sale’. Essentially it is a bunch pf people offloading their old stuff to others and generating a little bit of loose...
Lyon Urban Trail By Night

Lyon Urban Trail By Night

The Lyon Ultra Run team present a couple of different races in the city each year and they are a great bunch of people. As well as the Ultra Boucle de la Sarra and the Lugdunum runs I did this year, they also present the springtime Lyon Urban Trail and it’s...
Reading Citizen Kane

Reading Citizen Kane

Cécile’s been watching Downtown Abbey and so I’ve been spending the evenings triaging my inbox and reading some interesting essays that I haven’t found time to get to before. I’m also diving a little deeper into some of the things I have read...
Ivan Kristev Saw It Coming

Ivan Kristev Saw It Coming

Via a column in The American Interest by Damir Marusic I found myself reading a journal article by Bulgarian academic Ivan Kristev first published in the Journal of Democracy. The whole thing is fascinating and it’s not a difficult read – if you have 15...