Do this kind of shit.
“We spread out our handkerchief on the sands. Our menu consisted of three items to wit – one chapatti, a little sugar and a few raddish plants minus the raddish……We all ate as much as we could. The next important thing to be done was to draw our belts tighter.”
It has been a while since I read a travel book that was so enjoyable. It could have done with some better editing (laugh, you short bastard, laugh) and it certainly is no bryson but highly recommended. I like the fact that it takes you to different places and different times.
For the nth time, what a fascinating concept I say. A moment. No single moment being the the same as the next. Fuckin amazing.
In other news, I finally got me the full box set of Calvin & Hobbes. I think this deserves a party.