High trust – high risk

Beware of people handing you water bottles (no Greeks bearing gifts around right now) – in this case it was no stranger, but Chris kindly giving me a drink on our ride today. I took a swig, swallowed involuntarily, then said, “WHAT WAS IN THAT WATER BOTTLE?”. Chris took a look, said, “I don’t thinkContinue reading “High trust – high risk”

Testing times

Menace from Tonga is another friend who hangs out in our bubble. Her name derives from that of Chris’s sister Ximena, which is of Mexican origin and is pronounced approximately like Hee-menna (no offence intended Ximena, honest). Menace is really nice once you get to know her, though her outward appearance can be a littleContinue reading “Testing times”