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Theodore Dalrymple; What’s in a Word?

27th September 2016 0

What’s in a word, and how much can it express? Sometimes quite a lot, if it’s just the right one. The other day I had an example of how much a single well-chosen word can […]

Cakes Are All That Count

26th September 2016 1

It’s been a tale of skulduggery, plotting and internecine warfare with the public divided and the press fulminating and censorious. The saga seems never ending and no one comes out of it very well; nothing […]

Why is Wales not like Scotland?

25th September 2016 0

In 1997 the Scots voted in a referendum by a large majority to have a devolved parliament with considerable powers. In the same year a referendum in Wales created a Welsh Assembly with far fewer […]

The Modern Child; A handbook

21st September 2016 1

I know little about actual children as I don’t have any. Viewing them from a distance I know that they are now mostly called ‘kids,’ school pupils are now known as, ‘students,’ and apparently many […]

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