Monthly Archives: October 2012

COBB

So I think I mentioned in a previous post that Tigh na Mara has no oven. Japanese don’t do ovens.  I have to have an oven. I consulted  my learned brother Ian as to which way I should go.  Ian … Continue reading

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ジャイアンツは行きます!

This time two years ago I wrote this. http://spikekalashnikov.wordpress.com/2010/10/29/gigantes/ I don’t know much about Baseball but I will always remember the  communal joy and solidarity when the Giants won the World Series in 2010. I was there. I have the … Continue reading

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Another Nail in the Coffin

The weather is perfect. No humidity, 28 degrees, blue, blue. I get up early and look at my new hibiscus. I then motor the 3 kms to Cape Maeda, one of the great dive er spots, places, entries, zones, you … Continue reading

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The Wind That Shakes The Barley

Last night I watched  a movie called “The Angels’ Share,” which is the story of a bunch of Glaswegian rapscallions brought to self-awareness through interaction with the world of expensive whisky. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1924394/ During a whisky tasting scene, some ponce drones on … Continue reading

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Wonderful Feeling of Superiority

I think it is something about being British that makes me enjoy disdain. We revel in it. Best computer, football team, ski resort, band, brand of jeans, political party,whatever; I know the best and have disdain for those who think differently. … Continue reading

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Cowboy is a Verb, not a Noun

Today, I set off for the reef behind Tigh na Mara. It is a pretty good swim from the house across the lagoon to the deep water. However the lagoon is only about 4 metres deep and so there is … Continue reading

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Huerto Sellado

Tigh Na Mara comes with a sealed garden. It is actually a fully enclosed courtyard open to the skies. I intend to turn it into a home for fallen Hibisci. I see the poor things hanging around in garden shops … Continue reading

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