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Stephen Fry
Bananas are just so damned quite interesting. They are berries. They are noticeably more radioactive than other plants. They contain tryptophan. The ones you buy in the supermarket are all clones, asexually produced. Parthenocarpically produced. The one variety you are likely to eat is called Cavend
I hate to tell you what it says on the front…
I just like the way the lines and shapes converse and diverge…
Say hello to my new jaguar friend.
Not changed for quite a while … if only there were a place like this in London.
Feisty Fuego had another belch… apparently it can vent its spleen every quarter of an hour when it's in a mood.
Filming on a coffee plantation and - whoop! - the Fuego volcano goes off.
Just found this: had to hack it down to Instagram's approved 7 seconds. The iPhone slo-mo is impressive though, isn't it? Havana's National Ballet School.
The city dump. More vultures, but people too, swarming over the dangerous, methane belching, land-sliding heaps …
Here the citizens of Guatemala City bury their dead. The turkey-vultures add a rather sinister note …
I am the Lord of the Firemountain and Master of the Lake. You WILL obey.
Right class, Spanish test: A) No multiple orgasms. B) Urination prohibited. C) Sprinkler ban in force.
You know Saint-Exupéry's "The Little Prince"? They say that he wrote it while here on the shores of Lake Atitlán. You remember the wonderful picture of the elephant eaten by a boa constrictor? Well, I'm told he got the idea from this volcano and the outcrop beneath it. If you know the picture and lo
Lake Atitlán and its volcanoes. Good place to put a hot tub too …
A rescue macaw in Chichicastenango.
The owner of a small comedor in Chajul makes me coffee …
Another fine morning in the gorgeous Guatemalan Highlands.…
The Acul Valley in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. Early morning.
Well, Peter Oborne is right about standards at the Telegraph at least. 'Refute'? They mean 'repudiate', 'contradict' or 'deny' possibly, but certainly not 'refute'. Well, there are worse errors in the world but the old Torygraph would never in a million years have been guilty of such a semantic sole