Monthly Archives: July 2017

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Marina Lewycka ‘Two Caravans’. Penguin, 2008.

Marina Lewycka is well known as the author of A Short History of Tractors in…

M H Baylis ‘Black Day at the Bosphorus Café’. Old Street, 2015.

I don’t read a lot of crime fiction just as I don’t watch much crime…

Al Murray’s ‘Watching War Films with my Dad’ Century 2013. Review.

Watching War Films with my Dad is much more than a memoir or the book…

Three comic books with lessons for Britain today. Al Murray, M. H. Baylis & Marina Lewycka book reviews.

Next I review three comedy related books and find them all with serious lessons for…

What is the European Commission really like?

Former NW England MEP Chris Davies writes. The European Commission is both the EU’s executive…

Factual comments on Brexiter posts on Otto English’s Daniel Barenboim BBC Prom video.

The comments by nearly all the anti-EU people on this video illustrate all that was…

Answers to the anti-EU untruths on the YouTube post of Daniel Barenboim BBC Prom video.

The main anti-EU ‘myths’ or lies put forward in these threads. 1. Bendy or straight…

An excess of flats planned for Liverpool river side Festival Gardens site.

Festival Gardens site Liverpool 2007 & 2017 How Liverpool City Council repeats the mistakes of…

Failure to preserve World War 2 heritage in NW England.

Unpublished letter to the Times, August 2015, reflecting concerns about failure to protect localised World…

Lessons from John Buchan for today.

Thanks to David Weekes PhD student at St Andrews University for letting me know that…