Monthly Archives: September 2014

Bella, horrida bella, matribus detestata

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  21 September 2014 Not infrequently one gets the distinct impression that what concerns our masters, the … Continue reading

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The seat of his pants

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  20 September 2014 WHAT IT MEANS TO BE REALLY POOR “There were times when my pants … Continue reading

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Saltire laid low

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Saltire flying high

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When Adam delved and Eve span

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  6 September 2014 A COMMUNIST PRIEST IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND “When Adam delved, and Eve span, who … Continue reading

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Jaw-jaw better than war-war

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Fat cats and poor sods

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