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Daring to be different

When the sun comes out for the summer and the temperatures start their inevitable climb towards the unbearable forties, Hungarians living in urban areas gravitate

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Broadening my vocabulary

Would I describe him as uxorious? mmmm. I had to think. I read the sentence again and even in the context, I had a hard

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A craving satisfied

I don’t miss much about the city. My shopping gene has faded away to nothing. I’ve a 30-minute shop threshold, after which I begin to

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2021 Grateful 30: See what you see

Being on the road in the early morning or early evening requires a heightened sense of awareness down our way. Cars are not nearly as

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2021 Grateful 31: Unplugged

Before I went out for my morning round of the village, I tried to download a book to take with me. I logged onto various

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2021 Grateful 32: Eggsactly!

There was a time in a previous life when you’d find me at the theatre at least twice if not three times a week. In

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2021 Grateful 33: Poppy Season

I’ve taken to getting up bang on 7am, throwing on some clothes, and leaving the house to do a lap of the village. Getting my

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BBQ at the Kis-Balaton

With the advent of the summer sun, the annual exodus from Budapest is in the offing. Visitors to the city during July and August are

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2021 Grateful 34: Philosophy and fictional men

When living in Oxford, I took a short course in philosophy. It wasn’t for me. I’m a A+ student when it comes to continuous education

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The questions won’t stop

Why won’t Israelis let themselves be killed? This is a variation of a question I’ve been asking myself, and others, for years, one I have

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