Category Archives: Politics

Thoughts from the Wife of Bath

             “My liege lady, generally,” quod he, “Wommen desiren to have sovereynetee As wel over hir housbond as hir love, And for to been in maistrie hym above. This is youre mooste desir, thogh ye me kille. Dooth as … Continue reading

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Bullingdon

Viscount Bullingdon is the son of the Right Honourable Sir Charles Lyndon, the deceased husband of Lady Lyndon, who Redmond Barry, Irish adventurer and opportunist, inveigles into a marriage that will be advantageous to him. He does so by the … Continue reading

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Worker in Dotage

x What can I do but go in search of the rose Although I feel contempt for my persistence? Why can’t I appreciate the twilight of existence? Withered, if appropriate, companionship? x An aged bee, why is that gaunt contemporary … Continue reading

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The South African Information Scandal

Here are some quotes from The Life of Secret Agent turned Hollywood Tycoon Arnon Milchan by Meir Doron and Joseph Gelman Gefen Books 2011. They concern the attempt to erase criticism of apartheid from the world media between 1977 and … Continue reading

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Teaching Writing and Art in Jail

A talk given for Confer: The Masks of Masculinity – Exploring the Links Between Male Vulnerability and Violence (18th May 2019) – at Foyles Bookshop.  In the early years of this century I started teaching creative writing and art in … Continue reading

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Outside Belmarsh for Julian

Click The RUPTLY LINK for the video – and here is The Duran  DLR Veering below us, the railings go optical. When did you last see a tree? Way up above, there are clouds hemmed in x Between the plutocratic … Continue reading

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5G freak-out! The fox guarding the henhouse?

SIGN THE APPEAL AGAINST 5G Terrifying documentary by Sasha Stone – 5G Apocalypse We are addicted to our own radiation. Here is what Scientific American has to say. The whistle is given into the hands of the manufacturer. What chance … Continue reading

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