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The Final Cut

We were on holiday in Portugal when news of the Grenfell Tower fire broke. As such, we probably didn’t get the wall-to-wall coverage a major incident in London would provide to a domestic audience, although we certainly gleaned the grim … Continue reading

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A Song of Patriotic Prejudice

I went to vote on Thursday on the way home from work, and was pleased to see that the polling station was doing reasonably brisk trade. Other than that I wasn’t too bothered about things; it’s a safe seat here … Continue reading

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Protected: Valse triste

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Politics in two (or is that three) nations divided by one (or more) languages

Well, they both made me laugh. Perhaps for different reasons.

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An elegant universe

Book Review: Superforce – The Search for a Grand Unified Theory of Nature, by Paul Davies This seems as good a day as any to post this review. I first read this book in the 1980s and wondered how much … Continue reading

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All Teeth and Curls

Today we visited the Cartoon Museum to see its Doctor Who exhibition. It’s a small venue so it never takes all that long to go around. Most of the items are from DWM or its predecessors. Afterwards we took in … Continue reading

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The End of the World

Like the MP expenses story, the News of the World phone hacking story has been drip-fed through the media to keep it at the top of the news. I find it interesting that the story has only gone nuclear when … Continue reading

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