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Saturday introduction to wine, £85
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Spy stories are most commonly exhilarating, unnerving, erotic, and perhaps slightly eccentric. There’ll be a brutish, masculine hero, a fight scene or three, and a car that transforms into a fondue set. Understatement has little place in many movies of the genre, which is a little ironic given that the profession is built around calculation and intrigue.
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It's a Civil Service Live tradition that after we’ve finished on the last day, the whole team heads across the road to Miran Masala for a celebratory curry.