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Brendan reviews an obscure book and topic this week: The Black Prince And The Sea Devils. It is a fascinating story of an Italian nobleman, Prince Junio Valerio Borghese, founder of the first modern naval commando squad. After the Italian capitulation in 1943, Borghese determinedly fought on as a Fascist commando leader. After the war, he became a man of mystery, variously said to be involved with several right-wing conspiracies, abortive coups, and clandestine activity. It’s an 8.6 from Brendan.
Main Topic: Locum work
Many veterinarians will work as a locum at some stage in their life. Some make locum work their career. This week Brendan and Mark discuss their experiences working as locums and provide their thoughts – and some tips and traps of navigating the locum world.
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The veterinary podcast about veterinary medicine and surgery, current news items of interest, case reports and anecdotes. Wait: It’s not all about veterinary matters! We also discuss other areas we are passionate about, including photography and wildlife. Thanks for joining us – Brendan and Mark.
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