New Statesman

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Taking a taxi across the Saudi desert.

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Watching a brain surgeon at work.

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The history of the The City of London Corporation, a “prehistoric monster which had mysteriously survived into the modern world.”

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When 25-year-old Valentine Strasser seized power in Sierra Leone in 1992, he became the world’s youngest head of state. Today he lives with his mother and spends his days drinking gin by the roadside.