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A Postcard from Potsdam: The Consumption of Chocolate Fredericks

A visit to Potsdam for a conference combines memories of its place in history, with a few thoughts on today’s confusing global political scene


October 10-16 2016… 1,077 more words

Light in the Darkness of Insanity

The Economic Consequences of the Peace
John Maynard Keynes

Once I read a novel, by Camilo José Cela, that was published under the most wonderful imprint ever to appear on a spine: Lost Books of the 20th Century.   1,178 more words

Book Review

Chapter 1: The Background

“The other day upon the stair,

I met a man who wasn’t there.

He wasn’t there again today.

I wish that man would go away.” 924 more words

'An electoral mountain to climb'

What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, Jeremy Corbyn’s first conference speech as leader of the Labour Party was a major story. His elevation had been so unexpected that people – well, commentators, at any rate – were intrigued to see how he’d fare on the big stage. 1,097 more words


Thought Of The Day. September 8, 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day.
Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. 384 more words