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In the midst of life

Saturday 17 December 1983. The Science Museum basement, London Not many people – to my knowledge – had seen that basement. Apart from staff. But there wasn’t time for a good look around. There had been a bomb threat and … 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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