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    Writing is how I relax from everyday stresses and pressures of life. I find it very therapeutic and energising. Very often, the value of the writing activity is the activity itself, rather than the output. Most of what I write therefore, gets quietly pushed aside, buried under a mound of paper, filed in an electronic folder forever...
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    Business Articles

    What Doesn’t Kill You

    I was having a casual conversation with my youngest daughter who will graduate from university next summer.  Gradually, the chat moved from the casual to the deep as we began contrasting life pressures on her Millennial Generation compared to my…

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    Business Articles

    Do You Have a Minute?

    Disclaimer: Mathematicians and actuaries; do not read the rest of this article, it will offend your calculative sensibilities. Do you have a minute? A question I hear almost daily from work colleagues.  I too use it to borrow other people’s…

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    Travel Blog

    Soapbox Story

    Going through security checks at Riyadh Airport where, as in every other international airport, you have to empty your pockets and rid yourself of anything remotely metallic, by placing it in the obligatory tray to push through the X-Ray machine. …

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    Business Articles

    Email Apocalypse

    Emails keep coming back to blight my life, on daily basis. In spite the fact that I try to minimize my own output of emails, the overall rate of emails I have to deal with continues to increase. I have…

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    Shorties

    No Cowboys, Just Indians

    A medical centre in Bahrain run largely by Indians, charge you modest fees, take your picture; a copy of your passport/ID; X-ray your chest, take blood, urine and stool samples (sorry about that); measure your weight & height, and blood…

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