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Hero of the Meat Grinder

  Try as they might, the exhausted troops of the U.S. First Army could not understand what purpose was being served by their presence in this god-forsaken forest. For almost 2 months, the men had endured horrendous conditions as they … Continue reading

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Wieso Antifa?

Back in January I got to see my favourite German band gig, courtesy of an Xmas present from my fiancé. A ‘Spaß-punk’ band called Wizo, they were formed the year I was born – so they’ve been around for a … Continue reading

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Words They Never Said

This page is about those quotations that circle around social media, and even news articles, opinion pieces and the like, that everyone takes as gospel truth despite the fact that they are almost certainly misattributed. Which, I suppose, makes you … Continue reading

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Three On The Wagon

The show was partially funded by Aware Drinking, so you knew it was going to be pants. Anything with that much of a social message to promote would always be on the wrong side of mediocre, and anyone who says … Continue reading

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Resolutions for 2019

Duolingo once a day Write/transcribe a piece to this blog at least once per week Construct my own ‘Leftist Calendar’, with important events, births & deaths Create a list of ‘people to remember’; revolutionaries, role models, heroes Try to learn … Continue reading

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The Last Son of Heaven

He moved in with his sister, and got a job as a street-sweeper. As was characteristic of his forgetfulness, he somehow managed to get lost on his first day. Seeking help, this seemingly-ordinary urban worker doubtless dumbfounded passers-by when he told them the following… Continue reading

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Emily Davison Knew Her Place

She was born in south-east London 146 years ago today. Her father was 49, her mother 23. Emily Wilding Davison grew up to be a bright student, earning a 1st in English from Oxford University – or, at least, she … Continue reading

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