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Laughter: the infallible remedy
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Laughter: the infallible remedy

I am – badly – plagiarizing this formidable title from the magazine ‘Selecciones’ from the Readers Digest that I read during my childhood. . Armando Orozco Tovar . I am killing myself laughing right now at remembering the practice of covering these magazines in leather and hiding them; at what […]

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Troy: myths and realities

The exhibition currently on show at the British Museum is called Troy: Myth and Reality but some plurals could have been used. Multiple myths and realities, some of an urgently contemporary kind, have created more than one Troy.   Sean Sheehan   An ancient city close to the northwest coast […]