Discovering the secrets of a master craftsman

“If you ask a mother which child she prefers, I am sure she will not respond. But I can say that for personal feeling it is Dior Amour.” Parfums Christian Dior’s François Demachy on passion, perfumes and his favourite Dior scent.

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Red hot but 18 degrees below

“How was your day?” Michael asked me. “Great,” I joked, “I found out the secret recipe.” “That’s good,” he replied. “So now we have to kill you.”

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Writing around the clock in beautiful Busan

By the time my first coffee kicked in, I had big stories on the boil from the USA (14 hours behind) and Brazil (11 hours), and news in from New Zealand (four hours ahead). All I need is a store opening from Kiritimati and I could (almost) report on yesterday, today and tomorrow simultaneously.

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