Actualiser (Sunday, 2011 July 24)

July 28, 2011

I never actually looked up actualiser but it seems to mean something like to update. It’s how "refresh" gets translated in technical usages. I’m writing this from Jenn and Johnny’s apartment as they argue softly in Chinese in the kitchen. It’s one more stop on the magical mystery tour — eating all the foods, reconnecting […]


Hollandais (Wednesday, 2011 July 13)

July 14, 2011

I’m in an Airbus 330 watching a movie on the flight to Brussels, which turned out not to be direct but instead a two-parter from Douala to Accra (Ghana), then to Brussels. I had no idea people flew to Ghana from Douala, but lots of people got off, to the point that the flight’s not […]


Vacances (Sunday, 2011 July 10)

July 10, 2011

I’m writing this from Boris’s apartment in Douala, where I am kicking it for a few days before flying home. I think technically we’re not supposed to be here if we can avoid it, and certainly not while clandoing for a few days to start your vacation early, but Boris is from my village, and […]