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Persepolis Interviews… A Real Live Dervish!

Dervishes, eh? Conjures visions of that folklore evening in Turkey: blokes wearing funny hats and skirts, spinning to some really rather good music. Or maybe it is the wandering dervish that springs to mind: the inscrutable travelling philosopher who has eschewed worldly wealth. Well: guess what? There is an active community of living, breathing, whirling…

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Snackistan: Or How to Feed Your Pet Persian

Parrot food! Clockwise from top left: sunflower, pumpkin, melon, spiced melon, more sunflower, aghil OK – so you’ve got yourself a pet Persian. Boyfriend, wife, friend, colleague, whatever. And you want to know what to feed them. Yeah, well, yes, they probably do like Pret a Manger, spag bol and steak ‘n’ chips. And, yes,…

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