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When I was in Palermo for New Year’s Eve, I saw this stall with lemons, some of them the size of an American football. They were sold as a snack and I tried one of course. It’s less sour than a lemon, but still very refreshing. It’s far less juicy and consists almost exclusively of white pith.
The last few days I’ve been rather sick.
That’s a personal piece of information with which I wouldn’t normally bother the readers of my blog.
But then I discovered the reason why I have fallen sick just now: some crazy organisation did indeed declare 11 February to be the World Day of the Sick. What a stupid idea!
(Click on the photo to see the full opening sequence of Casino Royale, including deleted footage.)
This blog is very heavy on photos of sunsets. The reason is not that I have anything against sunrises, but that I am usually not yet fully awake when they happen. Because I had been sick for the last couple of days, my sleeping rhythm has been mixed up and I was already awake this morning when the sky was coloured red, announcing the beginning of a beautiful day: