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Holiday hunger

June 26th, 2008  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

Holiday hunger

“They sat with their backs to the industrial estate and let themselves get hungry.” That’s a line from a story by Roddy Doyle that ran in The New Yorker a while back. I like it because it reminds me of how often – when you’re stuck somewhere boring on holiday – you spend so much […]

A very expensive way to toast

October 22nd, 2007  |  by  |  published in Uncategorized | Leave A Comment »

Back in 1985, a bottle of wine was sold at auction for 150,000 pounds. It was the priciest bottle ever put to the gavel because it was an 18th century vintage Thomas Jefferson once owned. Christopher Forbes, the successful bidder, said scoring the bottle was, “more fun than the opera glasses Lincoln was holding when […]



Hi, I'm Lee Tran Lam. When not blogging with my mouth full, I'm usually writing, presenting Local Fidelity on FBi radio, making zines, producing podcasts or continually breaking promises about how I really am gonna get through my book pile one day.

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