The miseries of diplomatic life: heat, bedbugs and endless cocktail parties – Spectator.co.uk


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The miseries of diplomatic life: heat, bedbugs and endless cocktail parties
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The arrival at a new foreign posting for a junior diplomat's wife in the first half of the last century was no glamorous picnic, as she grappled with a ceremonial sword in a golf bag, three months supply of toothpaste, a crate of hot water bottles and