It’s easy to explain why Corbyn proves popular

On the day that David Cameron went to see the Queen before he left number 10 for the last time, a Radio 4 journalist, speaking in hushed, reverential tones, compared it to when Winston Churchill left office. The previous day another Radio 4 broadcaster was considering the Corbyn phenomenon. He mused out loud that thereContinue reading “It’s easy to explain why Corbyn proves popular”

The Gateway Between Two Worlds

The following film was of a performance called “The Gateway Between Two Worlds” which took place on the 4th June 2016 on the spit of pebbles known as “the Street” near Tankerton in Whitstable. The piece was organised and performed by Helene Williams and Mark Fuller and featured the work of  local wicker maker SoniaContinue reading “The Gateway Between Two Worlds”

Blair’s practised apology was painful to witness

By some strange trick of fate I ended up watching Tony Blair’s press conference in the wake of the Chilcot report last week. The word that came to mind was “hubris”. It’s from the Greek. It means “arrogance before the gods”. It refers to a person in a powerful position who, deluded about his capabilities,Continue reading “Blair’s practised apology was painful to witness”

The difference between leave and remain

As I’ve stated elsewhere, I voted to leave the EU. That wasn’t easy. It wasn’t easy to come to my decision, and it hasn’t been easy to deal with the fallout either. I’ve been vilified, sworn at, called a racist, attacked, scorned. I’ve been labelled with any number of insulting names, and been unfriended by severalContinue reading “The difference between leave and remain”

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