Monthly Archives: October 2018

Up north

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.  16 October 2018 “Brought up in the provinces in the forties and fifties one learned early … Continue reading

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The iron law of politics

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.  15 October 2018   “Never believe governments, not any of them, not a word they say.” … Continue reading

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The Two Cultures

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.  14 October 2018 “If a scientist were to cut his ear off, no one would take … Continue reading

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Batting for England

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.  13 October 2018 “It’s a funny kind of month October. For the really keen cricket fan … Continue reading

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Life is the breath of a buffalo

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.  12 October 2018 “A little while and I will be gone from among you, whither I … Continue reading

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South of the Border, Down Mexico Way

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.  11 October 2018 “Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States.” … Continue reading

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Doing things by halves

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.  10 October 2018   “We have to free half of the human race, the women, so … Continue reading

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