Horse race in Pyatigorsk

My grandma used to tell me that “there is no excuse for stupidity” but often her blunt remarks, as she grew older and wiser tying to teach me how to behave, also echoed those of Thomas Henry Huxley, who once said that the man of science “has learned to believe in justification, not by faith, but by verification”.

I miss her so much, particularly on days such as these when I could have done with her nuggets of wisdom and views on supply chain matters ...

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