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Spiced Chocolate Christmas Cookies – and Chinese Knock Off Madonna

When I was a 12 years and 51 weeks old, my Dad ran a conference in Australia, and took the family with him for a holiday, via Hong Kong. Being almost 13, I took this entirely in my stride. Doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – A Russian Scientist lives up to a radiation stereotype, and we all eat hot peppered walnuts to calm our nerves

I mentioned that I once had an exceedingly dull job working the day shift in a hotel bar. “Sure, we reused the lemon garnishes” I told a group of appalled New Yorkers. “And we were supposed to tip any un-eaten … Continue reading

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