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Women’s History Month

Not only does International Women’s Day fall in March, it turns out it is also Women’s History Month. As you will all know from previous posts I’m interested in local history and politics and I recently made this list of … Continue reading

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Les Miserables and Zombies

A lot of people have seen Les Miserables the musical, now a lot of people have seen Les Miserables the film, and some, like me, will also have attempted Victor Hugo’s mammoth novel.  I was heartened to read that even … Continue reading

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Engaged or manipulated – you decide… Or do you?

This week I have been to two very interesting theatrical experiences.  The first on Tuesday was at the Royal Court.   It was a traditional format, realistic play set in some nice box sets on a proscenium arch stage.   … Continue reading

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Are We All Zombies Now?

I’m not an economist and have only recently become interested in economics – mostly because I am interested in the dire political situation we find ourselves in – reinforced by recent riots but also by reports of rising unemployment, closing … Continue reading

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Why We Shouldn’t be Afraid of the Alternative Vote

On  May 5th we are asked to decide whether we should change our parliamentary voting system from ‘First Past the Post’ to ‘Alternative Vote’. I would hazard a guess that, like me, many of us don’t really know what that … Continue reading

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