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The paradoxical dichotomy of nepotism

Ismagilov   By Hazel Speed First of all, although most readily know only too well what nepotism is, the Concise English Dictionary defines it as follows, (caveat any recent change in nuance of the definition therein): ‘Favouritism shown to relatives or close friends by those with power‘.

SUMMER READING BOOK REVIEW : BELINDA’S RINGS BY CORINNA CHONG

      On my flight to Ottawa for The Writer’s Union of Canada Conference, I took three personal travelling essentials: a notebook, my netbook and a novel to read while airborne. When you are trapped in an enclosed space with strangers for hours and suspended above the clouds, not only do  you need to […]