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The Weald Of Kent

It is a grey Sunday and grey Sundays always put me in a grey mood. But there are advantages to being in grey moods. The fondest memories I have are of walking on the Weald Of Kent under a damp and bruised sky, slightly pissed from drinking too many pints of Larkins, listening to John Denver’s Annie’s Song with a brother who is now lost to circumstances.


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Cigarettes In Egypt

Egypt is one of the few countries in the world where it is cheaper to buy cigarettes on the street corner – a pack costs LE 8 – than at the duty-free shops at the airport, where a carton costs US$ 18 or approximately LE 106. So if you go to Egypt stock up on fags at the street corner.

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