I should be writing this from Geneva but the trip was canceled at the 11th hour yesterday, so here we are in Freetown. Annoying, but let's move on. I've traveled a lot recently, so I can't really complain.
I have to admit, I was really looking forward to going to proper restaurants and proper markets and buying all sorts of amazing fresh produce to cook with. Thing is, when you live in a place like this, you really appreciate certain things. Like being able to use water from the tap, having cheese, being able to buy fresh not frozen or tinned vegetables (ok, I can buy some fresh things here, but it's basically limited to tomatoes, carrots, potatoes, onions, garlic, chili and a few greens), flour that doesn't taste of mold, grains without weevils - you know, simple things, and knowing that when you turn on the light-switch the light will come on.
Anyway, I'll just continue to dream about leeks and asparagus and all sorts of other delicious things. And if you can get these things easily, remember - you're lucky!