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Wind down

In the thunderclap

she hears her name.

Last one in,

the moth enters

before the door closes.

Silence unlike the charity dinner

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Poem

The Essential Englishman

Some time ago I wrote a poem, published on my poetry page at Writeoutloud, called Sounds like Richard Burton.

I wrote it a while ago and I was perhaps feeling somewhat dissatisfied with my accent, one that reflects my own Manchester council estate background. 1,052 more words

Humour

Finally! Virgin Atlantic Upper Class from JFK to LHR (including JFK Clubhouse and LHR Revivals lounge)

While British Airways is the UK largest international carrier, Virgin Atlantic has, in the past few years, posed stronger a challenge to its domination over London. 1,556 more words

Business Class

Virgin Atlantic Upper Class

I am not ashamed to admit that flying Virgin Atlantic Upper Class is one of the best holiday experiences I’ve ever had.  We were incredibly fortunate to be in a position to upgrade both to New York and back, so were able to check out the view from an Airbus A330 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner (my favourite plane), as well as sample cocktails in both the Heathrow and JFK Clubhouses. 784 more words

Holidays

Affect and class.

Middle classes were less resentful of the existing order than lower classes and less invested in it than upper classes. Nowadays, they are both more resentful than their “inferiors” and more invested than their “superiors.”

Upper Class American Accents

Boston Brahmin accent (Boston Elite)

Examples 

  • Charles Emerson Winchester, M*A*S*H character
  • John F. Kennedy’s accent is a blend of Boston Brahmin and Irish

Locust Valley Lockjaw accent… 132 more words

Society

Control vs. Freedom, Self vs. Others, and Desire vs. Desired

“It isn’t possible to love and part. You will wish that it was. You can transmute love, ignore it, muddle it, but you can never pull it out of you.

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Books