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For most of us, the litmus test of patriotism lies in which team you cheer for in an international sports match - arguably, in a world without patriotism, many sports clubs would only be able to drum up as much interest as the number of cans of beer sold at these events. It's easy to believe you...
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It's the turn of the first decade of the twenty first century, and my first white Christmas. I write this as I look out at the vista from my attic window - rows of vineyards and fields lined with pine trees covered with the first coat of snow. Quilted fur jackets are the flavor of the season in...
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It was just one of those mornings. I’d slept late because I’d dropped Rishi to the airport, and I’d ignored the alarm one time too many in the morning. The water in the shower wasn’t scalding enough, the newspaper guy was late, my French manicure had worn out to an unsightly mess. To top it all, I...
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A week long trip to Barcelona was a lot longer than most vacations I've been on so far, so I thought I'd have plenty of time to relax, roll up my sleeves and dive into Dan Brown's latest bestselling potboiler - The Lost Symbol.   The book started out pretty much as expected, with the usual...
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