Meet the Cook: Anna Watson Carl
Bizarre travel rituals: Until recently, I took my childhood teddy bear with me on every trip. Once I accidentally left him in a hotel in Umbria and had to travel five hours by train to go back and get him.
Push My Buttons
“You never know what kind of disgusting person was using it to watch porn,” she said. “And you know they never clean them.”
I learned that "objets d'art" doesn't translate: Policía National de Colombia could not understand why I would carry a shiny fruit swathed in bubble wrap out of their country.