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Tales from Bishkek: Far from the madding crowd

Fleeing the turmoil and nonsensicality of recent events in Europe (the UK’s utterly shambolic and farcical Brexit referendum, the ensuing political meltdown and the tragic terror attack at Istanbul’s Atatürk airport, through which my wife and I had transited, not … Continue reading

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Looking for Prophets

August in France is the Doldrums month… dull and drowsy. August is the month France closes and that’s not a myth or a perception, but a reality, recently confirmed by a French daily newspaper. So what do you do in … Continue reading

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An Easter to remember and the weekend the western world had a wake up call

What an Easter!!! Apart from a trip up Mont Blanc, Easter Monday – on my “Must Do” list for a long time now* – the following events, examples of the Reaper at Work – work with a big “W” – attracted my … Continue reading

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