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Flying down to, Rio Part II (the bit with the purple feet)

Beautiful. That’s Rio. Well, the public face. If you ignore the favellas. Which it’s hard to do from our hotel unless you wear earplugs. Then you wouldn’t hear the dogs howling or the shots at night. But the mountains are … Continue reading

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Of Rats and Men. Of Cabaret, Camus – and Ben

It’s a risk you take when you marry an academic – having worrying conversations over dinner. I married an anthropologist. But it doesn’t really matter what his discipline is, as far as chit-chat is concerned. Because his daily toil exposes … Continue reading

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