Monthly Archives: November 2017

Follies

Follies Off to the National to see the smash musical Follies by Sondheim. Tristram and John love it,they are after all Broadway boy and girl, we meet Edward and Jane and, like me, they too are  not so sure of … Continue reading

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Jack Them In

Jack Them In Those Brexit talks. Anyone who thought that the EU would play its midnight hour card and stand tough until the 25th hour and then come to a sensible compromise, forget it. WE offer £20bn, clarify please, Germans … Continue reading

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Ding Dong The Bells

  Ding Dong The Bells. “ Meghan is more white-passing than African in appearance, and her good looks and accumulated wealth exclude her from many of the hardships that women of colour face in the UK today. But her proximity … Continue reading

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White Lives Matter

White Lives Matter Black justices in Southern Africa have struck a blow for the White Lives Matter, the yet to be launched movement. The man responsible over thirty years for the death of tens of thousands of blacks, the displacement … Continue reading

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To Top or Not to Top

To Top or Not to Top Ceausescu  put up a struggle and was shot, Honeker went relatively quietly and escaped a trial through ill health which killed him  five years later, Jerzelski compromised, held talks  went into retirement, eventually was … Continue reading

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Everyday Story

Everyday Story We were at university together, he was  an outstanding rugby player, I was in the team.  He  came from a large and successful family ,went to a prestigious school, well connected.He   he married his university sweetheart, went into … Continue reading

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Have You Heard?

Have you heard? The one about the black, the jew. the old man and the intellectual? Well neither had I until I rolled along to Monday’s Islamophobia Debate at the School of African and Oriental Studies. Valeria Amos in her … Continue reading

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