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WHAT IF AND WHY? Jeremy Hoare interviews Christine Osborne, former nurse and author of TRAVELS WITH MY HAT- a lifetime on the road – with 78 photos and 7 maps.

 1  Why did you quit nursing? NURSING IS NOT REALLY WHAT ONE MIGHT CALL A HAPPY PROFESSION. YOU ARE DEALING WITH SICK PEOPLE.  AND I DID NOT LIKE THE DISCIPLINE. OBVIOUSLY IT WAS ESSENTIAL, BUT THERE WAS CONSIDERABLE BULLYING BY … Continue reading

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Travels with My Hat: from Chapter 3 Member of the Royal Press Corps

…The Concorde bringing the Queen to Saudi Arabia touched down in Riyadh……Suddenly there was pandemonium. Everyone, including the State Guards, was running this way and that and after years of working alone, I forgot our strict orders not to leave … Continue reading

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