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Don’t Lose the Plot – a Lesson from Leon Comber

May 12th, 2009   •   2 comments   

Leon Comber – polymath and overall great guy.  (Courtesy of Chinatownology)

Yesterday afternoon, I had an enjoyable time meeting Dr Leon Comber, honorary research fellow at the Monash Asia Institute of Monash University. 

A charming man with a wry sense of humour and a twinkle in his eye, Leon is a polymath of diverse interests and talents.  Oh, and did I mention that he is 85 years of age but looks at least two decades younger?  Leon has multiple degrees, can speak multiple languages, and possess multi-disciplinary interests in subjects as wide ranging as history, political science, intelligence, terrorism, book publishing and business. 

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