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The curious incident of the dog and the palm tree

We all get so many emails. Some go directly in the ‘rubbish bin’; some only require a few words in response; others will give rise to many follow-up emails. There is one type of professional email, however, that always makes … Continue reading

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Island hopping

Today was Easter, and as a treat, I took Big Boy T on a cruise around the Saronic Gulf. A cruise is not my idea of fun: I suffer from sea sickness (although I can deal with the Aegean on … Continue reading

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