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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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RED SEA ADVENTURE: EXCERPT Chapter 2 TWMH

This is a taster of Chapter 2 — Red Sea Adventure — from my new book Travels with My Hat. Seeking winter sunshine, I had gone back to Hurghada, a small fishing village with one hotel in 1964. I wondered … Continue reading

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