“Just heading back to the Elias Clark building,” I said with a long sigh as the driver pulled around the block and headed south on Park Avenue. Since I rode the route every day sometimes twice I knew I had exactly eight minutes to breathe and collect myself and possibly even figure out a way to disguise the ash and sweat stains that had become permanent features on the Gucci suede. The shoes well, those were beyond hope, at least until they could be fixed by the fleet of shoemakers Runway kept for such emergencies.

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According to the series, which is flagged as fictional though it does borrow heavily from actual Turkish history, the life of Ertugrul was marked by great challenges that included the hardship of difficult migrations across Iraq, Iran and Syria (as they are known today). He also led bloody wars with Mongols, Crusaders and the Byzantine Empire. But he led by example, with kindness and mercy and an infallible commitment to customs and honour.

SO, several years ago, when Ransom Riggs debuted Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, I bought it, opened it, and shelved it right away. Perhaps if I had opened the book to any of the 352 pages other than page 115, it wouldn’t have languished for lo, these past nine years. But page 115 was all it took for me to put the book away for almost a decade.

When NATO leaders met in the wake of the invasion of Georgia and came up with nothing more concrete than the “suspension of normal relations”, the weakness of a divided West was all too obvious to Putin and Medvedev. They have now taken the next step down the line of provocation. “Scrap the NATO Russia Council altogether and see if we care!” is the message..