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Chicago – where itineraries go to die!

August 28, 2014

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Just before I took my flight I skyped B last night. We ran through a check list of all the things I needed to bring and then he dropped a bombshell. “Don’t be surprised if you end up overnighting in Chicago,” he said flatly. “Sorry?” I said perplexed. “Put it like this,” he added thoughtfully. […]

Iranian space monkey grounded

October 4, 2011

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  In the early days of space exploration animals were sent into space because scientists didn’t know if humans would survive. Some of our closest cousins have boldly been where many of us may never go. In a year when America has seen its space shuttles go into retirement, Iran’s Space Organisation has been firing […]