Tag: Madrid


A sick little hobbit

Medical update: Am in bed after battling illness for a week. I picked up something nasty when in Madrid last week and landed in London with a mildly sore throat. This has in turn developed into a crazily painful throat and now a hacking cough. Thank you, Madrid, for sharing your germs so freely. After ...


Why does my brain hate me?

A few days ago, I read a story online about killer hornets in China that are scaring the living bejeezus out of the locals. And killing quite a few of them, too.  The Guardian also had a look at these beasts yesterday. The press descriptions of these monsters is like something from the dark, clammy ...