Why you should get on down to Harry’s place

Talk to anyone in the business who knows him (and that’s a lot of people) and you will never hear a bad word spoken of Harry. And at a time when supply chain issues are such a challenge, he has become even more of a go to man.

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Years of sorrow become tears of joy

Armed with my trusty Pokefi, I am seldom out of wi-fi contact. Trains, boats and planes, Ubers, it makes no difference. Heck, one day I might even get to post a story on a helicopter or in a submarine (though that would technically make me a sub-editor).

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In search of Christmas miracles and festive rituals

‘Mistletoe Moments’ brought me a fortune balm, together with an instruction to prep, moisturise and protect my lips before applying my festive lipstick shade. I am still pondering my preferred colour though I suspect it might be New Zealand Pinot Noir red at lunchtime.

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A short haul, Longmorn finish to the travel year

The Duty Zero by cdf arrivals store is testament to the fact that you don’t have to be big to be beautiful. Besides all the mainstream Cognacs and blended whiskies – and these categories contain some surprises too – there’s a really eclectic offer across this compact store.

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Seeing just one red line on day nine

I’m lucky to have lasted this long without picking up COVID. Lucky and careful. But how can you be careful amid all those hugs, kisses and handshakes that go with the terrority of attending international events?

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Splendid isolation in Bangkok

With the dual red bars on the testing kit shining every bit as brightly as any of the neon signs around my Interim Bureau in Bangkok’s Watthana District, I don’t expect to be joining the hubbub below anytime soon.

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