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WAJID & The Perfect Pearl: Tales from Old Araby

The old axiom a ‘picture is worth a thousand words’ asserts that a single striking image conveys a sense of place more effectively than a lengthy description; in Wajid & The Perfect Pearl I have reversed this belief in writing a ‘thousand’ … Continue reading

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On a Wing and a Wave

 Many years ago, wanting to break the long flight from Sydney to London, I decided to stop in Goa, on the west coast of India. The Oberoi Hotel at Bogmallo Beach had been a comfortable base and while Goa was … Continue reading

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SIMPLY LIVING

24th July 2009 Dear Self, I’m going to jump off Lambeth Bridge!  10am: go to FEDEX to send a package to India. They don’t have my account number. Type in my name, I say. Are you typing Osborne, with an O? … Continue reading

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