Monthly Archives: January 2015

Apparently Colombia Won Something last night

Apparently Colombia won something last night. This is an image (shot from way at the back of the convention center) from the Miss Colombia pageant I attended all those years ago in Cartagena. You know the one: “Man with man … Continue reading

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The Pressure is on as A.A.Gill Visits Bogota

“I feel a distinct pressure on me to choose the right restaurants,” I say as I address this newcomer to Bogotá. He smiles, “I’m not going to say that there’s none.” A.A Gill isn’t away as a collection of his … Continue reading

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2015: The Year of the “Colombia Moment”

All too routinely when I make mention of having experienced a “Colombia Moment” on these pages or in conversation it is related to something altogether negative in its nature. Since my term has started to take flight into the lingua … Continue reading

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Flojera Total!

Last year’s blog post to start the 2014 was a lament at having sat around until March before getting stuck in to the year. Fortunately, things have started sooner this time around, perhaps due to various obligations and necessities which … Continue reading

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