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Tenerife – it’s the chopped liver of tourism, isn’t it? Just the thought of it makes you want to gag. I mean doesn’t a hotel in Tenerife thinks it’s upmarket if most of the guests’ tattoos are spelled properly? (My … Continue reading

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Best therapist tip: the cleanser

Things I hate, part one. Asking a therapist for her top tip and her replying something stupidly obvious like Drink lots of water. Wouldn’t it be great to feign complete ignorance and ask What is this thing you call water? … Continue reading

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Surviving Christmas: the hangover cure

Many years ago I travelled around Australia including a stint as a waitress on Hamilton Island in the Great Barrier Reef (above, its famous heart-shaped reef). I’m not sure if the guests were having fun but the staff certainly were. … Continue reading

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