I distinctly remember the internet café in Girona where I made the decision to visit Austin, Texas and live in a trailer park for a giggle. I had been fasting – something that allegedly helps clarify the mind for big decisions.

However I can’t find any evidence of the decision on my blog. The nearest I can find is talk in September 2003 of trailer parks. Maybe when I moved my blog into WordPress the post got mangled, and the comments burned.

Notwithstanding my inability to find the source of suggestions for that big decision, another big decision looms large and potentially sweaty on the near-term event horizon. (that date beyond which all knowledge of the meaning of time disappears, aka Thursday).

So with little ado, and perhaps a large adieu, I have entered fasting mode. A few eggs and some avocado at my networking group and I’m onto fizzy water (yes, I still call it that, and I still call thin slices of toast ‘soldiers’) and tea and random outbreaks of anger and frustration.

Will it help decision making? Time will tell.


Merry Chrysler

by ronmalibu December 24, 2019

“Merry Christmas” I chimed automatically as I handed over the sealed plastic bag. “And to you” the receptionist at the GP’s office replied. I felt it necessary to clarify. “I mean, not just because I’m handing over the er… …package,” She smiled, I blushed and turned, walked away. I can’t think of a time when […]

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Togo Loco

by ronmalibu March 18, 2019

23 years ago, I left Togo delighted to see the back of it. Half a lifetime ago. That time, I sold my XT and flew to Moscow on Aeroflot. I was sad to see my XT go – Yamaha’s single-cylinder, continent-wrecking beast which had taken me some 4,000 miles overland from Leicestershire and across the […]

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