Category Archives: UK

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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Tennessee Waltzer

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Hebrew prophet

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 August 2018 “It is doubtful whether Homo sapiens will still be around a thousand years … Continue reading

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Oklahoma!

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.  19 March 2018 NO, NO, OKLAHOMA! לֹא תִּרְצָח The last time Oklahoma hogged the global limelight – … Continue reading

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Bad losers

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.  8 March 2018 “Elections change nothing.” Pronunciamento attributed to the then German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble … Continue reading

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