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Back Down to Earth With a Bump

In the last two and a bit weeks I have enjoyed the clear mountain air of Utah (including a motorcycling weekend), been carried along the wave of glamour and spectacle that is the Las Vegas Strip, and spent two days … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment

Day Three of my Utah trip and thanks to jet lag I woke up this morning feeling as fresh as a daisy—at 3.30am. So it looks like I will have time to blog after all. It’s at times like this—when … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Having spent a lovely Christmas in London with the children we brought them back out with us to Luanda for New Year’s, and the two-day tour we took on Jan 3&4 was the perfect outing for my favourite Christmas present: … Continue reading

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Now You See Them, Now You Don’t

The gap between rich and poor is more visible in Luanda than anywhere else I’ve been. The overpriced beach clubs and restaurants on the Ilha are just a mile away from a beachfront shanty town, but a whole world away … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: I’ll Be Back

What do you do when you live in Luanda and your wife’s birthday is coming up — falling on a Sunday? Why, you fly to Hong Kong for the weekend of course! Yes, I agree, it is a totally mad … Continue reading

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Home Time

Home being Luanda, that is (even I get confused). After a short but very worthwhile business trip to London (and Bracknell) it’s time to get back on a plane and endure the 18-hour door-to-door trip between London and Luanda via … Continue reading

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Nothing To Say

This could be a whole new vehicle: the blog post that talks about how little the writer has to talk about. In my defence I have just flown back from the U.S., on an overnight flight from Boston. A crying … Continue reading

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