Life as an expat seems strange to some people and I often am asked about this. What would make someone leave his country, but not permanently leave it? Why would you settle in one country when you know you’re going to move on anyway?
Easter is a curious holiday that keeps shifting (it’s based on the cycle of the full moon) which means that it’s difficult to predict what the weather will be like on Easter. This doesn’t mean there isn’t a suitable drink to keep you company – The Blue Monday
Some people wonder why there are so many different types of pasta – spaghetti, lasagna, penne; the list is endless. Some sauces work better with some types of pasta than others. Italians also point out that different pasta comes from different Italian regions.
Prague is one of those places that is constantly throwing up new surprises when it comes to food, with the number of good quality restaurants that appear all over the city. When it comes to Middle Eastern food, Sahara is now the go-to place.
There was a hotel room, in Dublin not so long ago, which had the strangest plumbing and which allowed me to practise my colourful vocabulary over several days. The main problem was the hot water – or the lack of it.