When I bought a house in a small village near the Kis Balaton in Western Hungary, I only ever intended it to be a weekend/holiday getaway. But village life has worked its magic and now I find it hard to leave.

2018 Grateful 47

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Ah, no! Seriously, Tibor? Monday? Say it isn't so! That was me…

Reality postponed

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Reality dawned this evening at about 5.54pm, village time. The…

A superstitious start

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I'm not superstitious, he said, but I'm a great fan of tradition.…

2017 Grateful 1

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Hard to believe that another year is almost over. As I watched…
Zala Springs

2017 Grateful 4

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I'm lazy. I can be very lazy. And sometimes my CBA attitude has…

Still unpacking

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Nearly ten years after I first posted on this blog, I'm still…

The masquerade of charity

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I was in Serbia earlier this week and while there, had a few…

2017 Grateful 47

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There was mad panic in my house this evening. I lost a week.…

Peeved, piqued, and petulant

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The older I get, the more people annoy me. More specifically,…