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    Mufid Sukkar

    Shorties

    Burning Ears

    There is a barbers shop in London’s Fenchurch Street that combines old-fashioned gentlemen hair dressing and modern metro man grooming. Recently, I was passing by with an hour to spare before my next meeting and seeing the shop was not…

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    Business Articles

    Wisdom of a Child

    Sometimes I think I have gone mad but when I reflect on what had happened, I am relieved to realise perhaps it is the business world I inhabit that is slowly but surely going completely nuts! No matter how high…

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    Travel Blog

    Locked Out

    My brother Samir and his wife Hana were due to visit me in Cyprus for a few days with their 15-year old youngest daughter, Sara. A few days before they arrived they called asking if it was okay for Sara…

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    Travel Blog

    Seat 2D – Twice

    I have suspected for a long time what I am about to tell you. For a few years now I have had to travel from Jordan to Cyprus via Beirut when I was unable to get a 45-minute direct flight…

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    Travel Blog

    Olympic Athletes First Please…

    “Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, once again we would like to apologise for the delay to our flight BA663 to London Heathrow Airport. We will now begin by boarding all those who require special assistance such as those in wheelchairs…

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    Travel Blog

    Manbag Missing

    I was called downstairs on a Sunday morning to join the rest of the family for breakfast. As I walked in, I noticed a strange object on one of the kitchen work surfaces; a black leather bag the size of…

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    Travel Blog

    Cruisin’ For a Bruisin’

    We recently splashed the cash and booked a five-day Mediterranean cruise between Spain and Italy. As it was our wedding anniversary and we had never been on a cruise, I made sure we had one of the top packages to…

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    Shorties

    How To Get a Car Upgrade

    Overheard at one of the car rental desks, Malpenza Airport, Italy: Assistant: Can you please fill in your details on this form? Middle-aged Customer: Yes Assistant: You have not filled in the place of birth sir Middle-aged Customer: It’s Haifa…

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