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The proud parent of the pilot

I’m sitting drinking my freshly-stewed (sorry, brewed) coffee, well at least it’s less stewed than it will be for the other passengers, because I’ve been served first. Feeling privileged! I’m on the first flight of the morning from Newcastle to … Continue reading

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A meadow in Oxford

Summer blue sky   Wispy clouds chased by gentle cooling breezes   Verdant riverbanks, dense and luscious   Geese feasting greedily on lunchtime leftovers   Murky waters gently flowing downstream, swirled up by passing punts and barges   A mother … Continue reading

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Burkina Faso is ranked 9th lowest in the Human Development Index. With a population of just over 15.8 million, the average age of its citizens is 17. Unlike neighbouring Ghana, there are no cocoa or oil exports. Recent deposits of … Continue reading

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