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In Love with Luxury – confessions of a humanitarian imposter

FRANCE | Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | Views [699]

There is something about European luxury that cannot be imitated. It moves subtly, gracefully, in the detail of a cut instead of the glare of a monogram. Luxury is an exclusive club, quietly recognisable by secret hallmarks of quality ... Read more >

Tags: capitalism, development, diamonds, fashion, hippiness, luxury, poverty, shopping, wine

Are you being served?

INDIA | Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | Views [865]

One of first things I was told about in Delhi was the abundance of people. 80% of them are skinny young men in shorts who for a few rupees will undertake any task that might otherwise require you to leave the house. There is one who collects rubbish ... Read more >

Tags: customer service, delhi, india, personal shopping and generally being spoilt, shopping

I’m too freaking poor to live in India

INDIA | Monday, 16 May 2011 | Views [755] | Comments [1]

The best thing I can compare Delhi to is Dubai. This was something of a shock.   I am unprepared, underdressed and way too underpaid for this town.   Still, after one full day I absolutely love it. Poverty in India, as I was told, is something ... Read more >

Tags: delhi, india, shopping

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