Eating the Cat photo by Iaia Cocoi

eating the cat photo by iaia cocoi

Just trying to get enough protein to survive this never-ending economic crisis. Making paella out of your neighbor’s cat is pretty typical in Spain when times get tough. See also Austerity Pro Tip #1.

Photo by the very talented Iaia Cocoi. I was significantly younger back then, and just trying not to laugh at the hilarity of the situation.


How did I end up in Madrid? Why am I still here 12 years later? Excellent questions. With no good answer... Anyway, at some point I became a blogger, bestselling author and contributor to Lonely Planet. So there's that. Drop me a line, I'm happy to hear from you.

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