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    ‘Stuff’ I Hate

    ‘Stuff’ is what people do to encroach on your space, time, comfort, state of mind, or a combination of these things.  They may not mean to do it but, they do.  The explanation for this behaviour must be that it…

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    Yorkie

    I am waiting in the arrival hall at Larnaca International Airport for my wife to arrive from London. An over-dressed, over made-up Eastern European woman, in her early sixties or thereabouts, emerges through the sliding doors of the arrival hall…

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    How Pregnant is Your Pause?

    I wish I could live in Venice or Stockholm.  Venice makes sense because I visited the city more than once and had the opportunity to get a sense of its atmospheric beauty, drama and romance.  Stockholm however, does not make…

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    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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    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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    Déjà Vu Or What?

    I recently traveled from London to Larnaca with British Airways on a flight scheduled for 11:40. Earlier that morning, I unnecessarily woke up around 3:30; more than 8 hours before take off. Unable to return to sleep, I finally sat…

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