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Cue! – Camera! – Action!

No, this isn’t about Prince Harry’s strip billiards nude romp* This is a brief review of my new (birthday present) Canon PowerShot Sx220 camera. First glance: smooth operation, everything to hand, light weight, remarkable zoom for its size, rather worryingly … Continue reading

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Snow and Bel Canto – two novels with coups

Quite by chance I read two similarly themed novels back to back recently. Bel Canto (Ann Patchett) really grabbed me. It’s about a political kidnap attempt in a Latin American country. The kidnap doesn’t go to plan, leaving a houseful … Continue reading

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