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“Huaicos!”

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in top form. This week was a bad week in Peru. All of my moans, ramblings, random observations and other what-nots, all pale into insignificance. A “Huaico” is a cross between a flood/mudslide/avalanche/landslide/flash flood and they have wreaked havoc in Lima and all around Peru this week. 72… Continue Reading

Lights out/night out…

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in tiptop form and that you had a mighty fine weekend. Here is your espresso-style-round-up of the week’s events, from chaos central. A busy old week, intercycle, training, a tipple-or-two and a sun/heat/sweatiness that is threatening to melt this madhouse. It’s all here… Lights out! Last week… Continue Reading

Fiesta!

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Morning folks I trust you had an awesome weekend and that this finds you in sterling form. Party time! The Nipper’s highlight of the week was Friday; a birthday party at the “Nido” (Spanish for “nest”, best translated as a crèche). She had made a card and bought a pressie for her friend Sammy, but… Continue Reading

Ruricancho recce…

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Good morning folks I trust you had an awesomely spectacular weekend and that this finds you in sterling form. Here is your weekly round/wrap/roll-up of Lima life, the city that never, ever sleeps (mainly because one of your neighbours is having a fiesta until 6am!) More siestas and less fiestas, chance would be a fine… Continue Reading

Agua con gas!

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Good morning folks I trust you had a mightily fine weekend. Here is your weekly wrap-up/roll-up/patched-up weekly Lima newsround. A busy old week, with some climatic drama. It ain’t ‘alf hot mum! Huaicos (mud/landslide/floods) in the centre of Lima, down south, tremors and a water shortage. (Image courtesy of ojo.pe.com) Managed to shoehorn in two Doubtful… Continue Reading

Agua…

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in finest fettle and that your weekend was full of splendidness. A perfect storm of a week with a touch of drama! Lina was away on a residential course and it was final week of the busiest cycle of the year at work (Marking, exams and more marking, with… Continue Reading

Trainspotting…

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Good morning folks I trust this finds you in finest fettle and that you had a splendid weekend. A lightning fast espresso wrap-up of the weeks event in the madhouse city. 83 writing assignments to correct before dawn, this may be a bit more concise than usual! A busy week, no major dramas/disasters, not a… Continue Reading