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Feeling flush

Last night saw Astragal readying himself for his weekly poker night with old pals. Cigars? Check. Whiskey? Check. Snuff for Mr Bear? Check. Pernod and Black for Mr Tiger? Check. But what’s this!? Mr Bear has brought some new-fangled deck of cards – Stars of the Architectural World – whatever next?!! Cards are dealt, the chase is afoot. Ten in on the flop, Mr Bear raises ten, Tiger picks up, raises ten, Astragal picks up. Fold. Tiger has Norman Foster, Alvar ...

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