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In Sickness And In Health

[ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 21.10.2008] It all started this morning, at precisely 10:34am. The sound came from the other side of the building, possibly from one of those footloose and fancy-free creative types in the Design Department, or likelier still, from the devious stock-pinching rascals in UK Sales. It wasn’t loud, but there was no mistaking its …

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Chernobyl

[ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 31.05.2008] At precisely 01:23am on 26 April 1986, Reactor #4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the former Soviet Union exploded, causing the worst nuclear disaster in the history of the world. Large areas of current-day Ukraine, Russia and Belarus were severely contaminated by the intense radiation and nuclear fallout, leading to …

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And In The Beginning There Was Tallinn…

[ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 27.02.2008 – FIRST EVER BLOG POST] I have always liked my job, but recently I have started to love it… I am currently undoubtedly mistaking this new-found passion as a sign of long-overdue maturity, and my mother certainly interpreted it in that way last weekend as I gushed about how huge an empire …