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Best gifts, worst gifts: corporate “chatzkes”

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Jon Snow

Best gift I ever got: I met Jonathan Ive, the Apple designer and we got on like a house on fire. A few days later, a MacBook Air arrived in the mail. The worst: a colleague came back from Poland with a winking Christ—a sort of giant beach postcard; when you moved it, the eye would wink and a droplet of blood fell down his cheek from the crown of thorns. The best I have given: a fabulous necklace found while working in Jordan. The worst: a wonky self-executed watercolour of a pond on Cape Cod!

Julian Baggini

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