This week I found myself in a very well-known ‘tax-efficient’ coffee shop chain. As I lined up for my coffee I scanned the cakes and spotted a duffin. Yep, a duffin. It’s not quite a doughnut, not quite a muffin, but some sort of weird hybrid. It made me think about the way our wonderful…

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It’s been chilly in Britain recently. But how much do you really notice the seasons changing? How much do you prepare? You might wear a thicker coat or fire up the central heating. Here in Alaska we ‘winterize’. It’s an American word that describes everything you need to do to prepare for winter. We don’t…

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