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A Walk in the Woods

Taking the small footpath into the woods next to their house, they followed a familiar route which they had walked countless times in the past. Carefully choosing her words, she began: “There is something I’d like to tell you, Andrew, … Continue reading

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Dialogue with a Truly International and Inspirational Professor Julie Yu-Wen Chen

After two years’ break, my professional interviews are back. Today I am virtually ‘meeting’ one of the most international women I know and admire. I hope that you will find our dialogue an interesting and inspirational read. Bio: Julie Yu-Wen … Continue reading

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Shuichi Yoshida’s Villain: #CrimeFiction at Its Best and a Kaleidoscope of Modern #Japanese Society

“Crimes as serious as murder should have strong emotions behind them.”  – George Orwell Crime fiction, especially the Nordic Noir type, has been my favourite genre of reading for a number of years. Every time I go to a book … Continue reading

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Contemplating the Meaning of Life

Have you ever thought of the meaning of your life? I have, quite often actually. Maybe I have come to the age when each day moves faster towards that destination, therefore time has become even more precious as each moment … Continue reading

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