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Whodunnit? Murder most foul in Chongqing.

In November 2011 the local papers covered the unexpected death of a British expat, Neil Heywood, whose body had been found in a hotel room in Chongqing.  The papers said that Mr Heywood, an Old Harrovian aged 41 who had … Continue reading

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How not to win friends and influence nations

Long ago, when I was a small girl living in Africa I learned an important lesson – don’t stir up trouble unnecessarily. One day my parents were at a lunch party at someone’s house; I must have been 5 or … Continue reading

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