Holiday in North Korea

I confess. We can afford to go on holidays (at the moment anyway).  My problem is I read the news and the number of places Westerners can go without imminent fear of abduction, destruction or other forms of trauma is diminishing rapidly.

Whole swathes of the globe seem to have become no-go areas. I mean who in their right might would holiday in Kenya? How about South Africa? Fancy being verbally abused by the locals in the Maldives ? Well here’s an alternative location that might top the lot:

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Everything Flows

In the mid 1960’s a chap called Vasily Grossman died in Moscow at age 58. He was a reporter during World War II and in the post war years wrote a communist response to War and Peace (called Life and Fate) and a lesser known, shorter work called Everything Flows; I doubt I would ever have read this book if it were not for the Kindle.

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