Nicaragua is said to be the second safest country in The Americas (after Canada). Coincidentally or not, it’s also the second poorest.
Though Granada seems a pretty relaxed place, I have taken care to stow away our few valuables when we’re out; after, the house is effectively outdoors. As part of our sophisticated security measures, I took to putting the laptop in a drawer under the oven.
Bad idea. The other day, Dee made cookies with the kids (sorry, biscuits) and only later did I find that the laptop got cooked too. This is how the keyboard looked:
I’ve had to strip off most of the melted keys but amazingly the laptop still works, even if there’s a weird spectral glow off the screen. I even managed to type this post with it – ever so painstakingly.