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Catch Up On: WORLD NEWS, Part 3: EBOLA VIRUS

From Jihad terror to a deadly virus. Of course, no bad news week can be without one… EBOLA STRIKES…  This is war of another kind – against a virus, which is extra scary because while we think it’s impossible to rationalise with a Jihadist, try convincing an almost invisible molecule not to kill and maim people. What is a virus?  A virus is “an ultramicroscopic infectious agent that replicates only within the cells of […]

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Catch Up On: THE WORLD NEWS – Part 1: Ukraine

In the last few months the news has got so nasty and my sensitivities so raw that just a glance at the news headlines made my eyes smart. I’ve had to switch to waterproof mascara and in lieu of the foetal position take time out in book shops, which sends me briefly to other nicer worlds. I bought two really good escapy books* and read them instead of the newspapers. Newspapers just had […]

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