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Weekly review (10th Dec 2017)

As usual the political week was taken up with Brexit and that is the main theme for this weeks Blog.  They say a week is long time in politics, they are not kidding.  1,454 more words

Brexit

Relishing the queer delights of Gay's The Word

Over the summer, one of my favourite YouTubers (a sunshine-flavoured, fantastical whimsy of a singer-songwriter, British bi-con Dodie Clark) visited this cool-looking bookshop called Gay’s The Word. 1,248 more words

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Why Tracey Ulmann, Blackpool, and I Ruined Utopia

This is an article Neil composed originally as a piece for Ungagged.  The podcast it is part of is this one (details and timings are on the website) 2,714 more words

Thatcher's War

thus it went
from pit to pit
man to man
Britain’s scar
from Thatcher’s war
on working men.
her ideology feast,
from most to least, 68 more words

Poetry

An Imaginative Radio Show in Speakers Corner and Writing About Deindustrialisation

Back to campus! Well, at least popping by for a couple of days… Our study group spent Friday evening and most of Saturday at the university. 328 more words

English Philology

The Miners’ Strike, 1984/5

As cataloguing continues on the Glamorgan’s Blood Project, the variety of material within the collection becomes more apparent, from fatal accident reports to records on the colliery closure programme. 647 more words

Public Service Broadcasting - Every Valley

The long awaited album – Every Valley – was launched at Ebbw Vale Institute on June 8th and 9th 2017 where it was also recorded.  Myself and my partner were lucky enough to be invited along by band founder, Mr. 243 more words

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