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Jun 18th 2009 3:30PM I am so jealous - I've got a handful of 1960s and 70s Olys just cos I love the styling so much. I REALLY want one of these, but they're not available in the UK yet.
Apr 28th 2008 6:03PM Must have feet of steel then!
I thought it a good idea to wear some cons through a 40mile hike through the Congoese rainforest.
Blisters told me it wasn't.
Mar 12th 2008 2:34PM I didn't think they let tourists in, full stop. You have to go to Saudi on business to get in.
Try Yemen if you want some old-skool islam. Only a 90min flight or so from Dubai to San'aa, and I guarantee a culture shock. I could happily spend a week in the souk there, it's like going back to the 12th century and the locals are super-friendly. Or for a real hardcore adventure, drive there across the desert!
Mar 2nd 2008 4:51PM Every french person I know just says use the one that feels right - some words just don't flow right (la france or le france, which trips off the tounge better?) with the wrong gender and the more you use french, the more you get a feel for this flow
Although they did tell me that foreign words in french (le piquenique, le weekend) are always masculine.
Feb 24th 2008 5:58PM And a piece in the guardian from ages ago about UK pools (they're called Lidos btw)
Feb 24th 2008 5:57PM Oops, didn't like a link to my old pool.
Feb 24th 2008 5:57PM They aren't peculiar to australia, I spent a pretty high proportion of my childhood at this one:
in Devon in the UK
All of the UK ones are listed here.
Feb 21st 2008 12:48PM whoa, the road signs aren't in a foreign language. When you're in a different country the foreigner is you.
Feb 20th 2008 1:16PM 'home of the brave' indeed. If you lot get proper scared we're really in trouble.