Swiss swooo

My housemate’s parents have come to visit. They are British but live in Switzerland and arrived with Swiss cheese, Swiss chocolate and flapjack. These things are currently constituting my breakfast. All washed down with diet coke, which I’m abusing lately to ween myself off those incredibly delicious Vietnamese coffees made with condensed milk. The annoying thing is you can’t get big […]

Heaven is a place on earth (citimart supermarket, Nguyen Trai street)

In the beginning, there was the word. And also a girl with a chocolate problem. The land was  barren and formless, with the spirit of hunger lingering over.  Alas, there was no Cadbury’s to be found. Then, the supermarket nearest to her transformed from a ‘Wellcome Mart’ (yes, with two Ls!) to a ‘Citimart’. This new supermarket […]