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#Chinese #Cinderellas: The Ugly Truth

If you know anything at all about China and her history, you would know that Chinese Emperors used to indulge in palaces which could house up to 3000 concubines; almost all of them selected for their youth and beauty from … Continue reading

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Remembering Great Granddad George – Four Co-incidences

by John Kirk My great-grandfather, George Gittos, died on April 16th 1918 during the Battle of Paschendaele near Ypres in Belgium. I once went out with a girl, Marie-Claude from Lille which is less than an hour from Ypres. On … Continue reading

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When An Interpreter Met a Detective Inspector

    Pearl’s first impression of Jack Gordon was good. After she had come off the phone, she made a quick change of clothing and eased herself into her car, recalling her short conversation with the Inspector. Oh yes, her … Continue reading

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Top Secret Revealed: A Marriage #Proposal at England’s #PeakDistrict

        “Will you marry me?” I looked at her face, expectantly. She stared at me, her eyes widening with a glimmer of surprise. “Are you serious? I thought you didn’t believe in marriage.”         … Continue reading

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