Monthly Archives: May 2015

Angry No More

Angry No More   In 1972 the big ticket in town was the Angry Brigade trial. Eight anarchist/squatters were up for planting 25 bombs in the previous year around London. Four were eventually found guilty and sentenced after pleas for … Continue reading

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A Few More Last Words

Was it only a week ago? As they say a long time in politics. For Tory voters there is the added pleasure of seeing the  now headless chickens of the other parties rushing around and  blaming everything but the written … Continue reading

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George’s VE Day

George’s VE Day George Rough is a good friend of mine.  I go and see him once a week down in Putney Vale. He will be  93 in a week or so.  He joined up in 1941 and in 1943 … Continue reading

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Street Life and Death

12.00 on a Saturday morning is a good time to go to a pub. Not for a session  but for a quiet pint. The pub  will be clean, empty and silent. So I went with my favourite Guardian Book Reviews. … Continue reading

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Election Pond Life

Election Pond Life Around 200 people live in  my street Festing Road. In the recent election, 184 Putney voters  put their cross by the Animal Welfare Party. Last night I woke up in a cold sweat. Supposing they all came … Continue reading

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Kafka in London

As some of you know through my absentee father(a back door man?) I am related not once but twice(through marriage) to Franz Kafka. But only the other day I  found out there was a London postscript to the author’s story. … Continue reading

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Only One Winner-The Bookies

Only One Winner-The Bookies   I have a £30 bet on Cameron becoming the next Prime Minister.  Last week I got 6/5. Yesterday The Guardian   asked seven pollsters who they think will be the next PM. Five said Cameron  and … Continue reading

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