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The Meaning of Life

Last month, someone famous died suddenly. You won’t have read about his passing in the papers. There wasn’t a mention on the national or local news. It’s unlikely you were moved by one of the many tributes on Facebook. He wasn’t a movie star, a pop star, a writer or a TV celebrity. He was

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Get an ITIN (a what?)

I want to be a writer. No, I am a writer. Trouble is, lately, I can’t find the time to write. I thought…once the first book was finished…I’d pop the champagne cork, phone all my friends (the ones who thought I’d died several years ago) and tell them it’s for sale…then make a start on

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Do what you love

My job is great! I really love my job! Well, sort of. When I was a kid, my mum’s cousin worked for a well-known British airline. He travelled round the world and came home wearing T-shirts that said ‘I love NY’ and ‘I’ve been to the Seychelles’. I’m talking 1970s so, back then, this was