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Berlin to probe Nazi ties to post-war government

The German government said Saturday it will launch an investigation into possible historic Nazi influence on the country’s post-war central government, including the chancellor’s office. 292 more words

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Countin' Crows

Written by Sandy Prizeman, from one of Dad’s childhood stories 9th September 2006

We all know crows are rowdy buggers, they upset dogs and kids and Mothers. 535 more words

Looking Back

Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965

Guest contributor Ananya Mukhopadhyay reviews the exhibition, on view at Haus der Kunst, Munich, until 26 March 2017

Haus der Kunst’s ongoing exhibition Postwar: Art Between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945 – 1965… 616 more words


Red pill, redemption

“Claude Lanzmann, the director of the epic documentary film Shoah…argues that his own approach to recording the experience of survivors—through direct testimony—is the only legitimate method, and that art and imagination can have no part in such an endeavor.” ( 160 more words


The binding force of food

Chris Cleave recently released his new novel Everyone Brave Is Forgiven, set in Second World War London and North Africa. Chris describe how he researched his novel, and one of the things that I noted is that he ate the rations diet of that time period to help get into the mindset of his characters. 436 more words

Modern Futures book launch, King's College London, Wednesday 16 November

I’m looking forward to attending an informal launch for Modern Futures, for which I’ve written a reflection on William Mitchell’s Harlow water fountains, at King’s College London on Wednesday 16 November from 6.15pm-8pm. 26 more words


In Search of Identity

During our class discussion of Absolute Beginners tonight there was some discussion about identity regarding the narrator. The idea was posed that the narrator is trying to find his own identity within the realm of 1950s London. 633 more words