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Following the money

Hands up all of those who think accounting is an absolutely riveting subject. No; I thought not. Accountants, together with prostitutes, are said to represent the two oldest professions in the world – for the obvious reason that what the prostitutes earned, the accountant had to tally up. For those of you that find accountants – […]

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Not only tulips and chocolate sprinkles

Today, I thought I’d write something about the fishier aspects of Dutch history. I like the Dutch, I suspect I may be genetically predisposed to do so, seeing as my mother had a most romantic fling with a tall (they’re always so tall, these modern Dutchmen) Dutchman called Hank. And then, of course, there’s the

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