“You link EVERYTHING to food!” / My love for Nando’s just grows and grows

Me: Did you hear that that Assad guy – Syria’s President – gave an interview to a US TV channel and said he didn’t feel guilty cos he hadn’t killed anyone? He said he hadn’t ordered any violence and he didn’t own the country or control the military. That means he’s either a) a liar or b) a puppet. They’re saying it’s going to end up like Egypt.

Calle: Yeah, it’ll be like Cuba all over again. And Gaddafi – wasn’t he originally a freedom fighter?

Me: Oh that Nando’s advert 🙂

Calle: You link everything to food!!

The retracted Nando’s advert – Last Dictator Standing:


Author: Phoebe Amoroso

Phoebe Amoroso is a Tokyo-based reporter, multimedia journalist and storyteller. Hailing from the UK, she moved to Japan in 2014 and has since been shouting about the country to all who will listen. She divides her time between covering breaking news and producing feature stories for TV; writing about everything from business and tech to food and travel; and guiding hungry visitors who want to sample the best of Japanese cuisine. When not working and/or eating, she can often be found running up a mountain or cycling by the sea.

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