There was a time when an outbreak of small pox could and would wipe out a family, a neighbourhood or an entire village.
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Happy New Year; you are damned! I am looking out onto the beautiful town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, apparently the best small town in...

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I have two really dear Chinese businessmen friends. They are actually from Hong Kong and given half a chance they will remind you of the fac...

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I have been in a summer torpor this year, which is not very usual for me. But just as I was getting ready to surrender to the torpor, Presid...

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