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A way ahead

Patrick Forsyth finds a novel way of fuelling research and gaining information en route.

A n encounter with a particularly quirky tour guide recently gave me more than a thousand words. This was mainly fuelled by observation (and note taking), but sometimes more interaction is necessary. And sometimes this is difficult and, at worst, embarrassment and hesitation see opportunities stillborn. I don’t remember where it originated, but there used to be an old saying ‘Get ahead, get a hat’. It must have been a while ago as nowadays a man does not even have to wear a tie to be considered appropriately dressed in formal situations.

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