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The Listening War

Listening, listening, listening, listening.

And hearing nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing.

Because nowhere is all around you, and you are all around your own mind. 97 more words

Poems

My Top Tanks: The Cold War

To many, the definitive start and end of this particular period is hazy. It is not like a proper war that was declared on one date, and then peace terms agreed on another. 1,065 more words

Military History

George Smiley’s anti-Brexit tirade

Listening to the audiobook of John Le Carré’s A Legacy of Spies as I drive home from work, I am startled by an extraordinary passage in which George Smiley is reflecting with his protégé Peter Guillam on their past as spies, and the reasons that guided him through the Cold War. 441 more words

Politics

The Post (2018); The Film, The History. 

Walking out of the cinema I wanted to punch the air. If ever you need to feel like you can accomplish anything, just watch this film, you’ll feel invincible! 765 more words

History

A guide to European political thrillers

Political thrillers are great. They’re most often a mix of brain and brawn and they give us a chance to get behind the scenes of a part of society many of us are never privy to first-hand. 840 more words

Books

Review: Siberian Red - Sam Eastland

4 of 5 stars

Series: Inspector Pekkala 3

My version: Paperback
Historical Fiction Russia, Soviet Union 
Faber and Faber
2016
Bought

1939. Russia teeters on the verge of war with Germany. 622 more words

Fiction

The Cold War!

Did you know that the Cold War started the Space Race? Well you will know all of this and more interesting facts if you read this article about the Cold War! 1,010 more words

Government