Tag Archives: Gibraltar

Monkey Business

To the Apes Day One God must have Gibraltar down as a piece of Blighty, either that or he is smiting us and this takes the form of dank misery rather than thunder and lightning fireworks. We woke, feeling cold, … Continue reading

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Black Gold

Marmite that is, not Texas tea. Although the magic of the black jar allows for infinite scrapings our supply was coming perilously close to exhaustion. Things had reached such a pass, we had resorted to eating healthy fruit and yogurt … Continue reading

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Time Passes

Saturday was spent doing chores and stocking up with provisions. That evening was the Champions League final, between Real and Athletico Madrid. I expected to be spending it in a bar full of Spanish men, but the skipper turned television … Continue reading

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Monkey Business

When I was a very small child my hand was grasped by a monkey at Bellevue Zoo. I am not sure whether I remember the incident, or have heard the story from such a young age that it plays in … Continue reading

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