Monthly Archives: August 2017

Moments With Strangers II

I can see what every one of you is doing. You are surrounded by cameras watching your every move in every second of every day. I should know, I invented those cameras. I sold them to the government. A minor … Continue reading

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The Fateful Adventures of the Good Soldier Švejk

A friend’s recounting of a hen party in Prague brought to mind one of the funniest novels I have ever read, a book that inspired Joseph Heller’s Catch-22, and was one of Bertolt Brecht’s favourite novels, and which has come … Continue reading

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The Singer – Not The Song

Behind the painted veil Her heart lies broken The rouged lips force a smile Though the cracks run deep   Lost in a character A different world Her dancing liberates Her song entertains   The audience applause Standing ovation For … Continue reading

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The End Of British Farming?

When you go to the supermarket to buy your fresh produce, it will be accompanied by a label to indicate its country of origin. Many people in a display of patriotism and support for their local economy will automatically only … Continue reading

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