Monthly Archives: December 2013

A man of ‘singular significance’

The BBC has found itself coming under fire for its extensive coverage of the death of Nelson Mandela and has responded by referring to him as a man of ‘singular significance’. That hits the spot. At his trial in 1964 he made a speech lasting 176 minutes which closed with the following words: “During my… Read more »

Norway Calling

By the time you read this, as many of you are aware, I should be the other side of the North Sea.  The plan, as I write, is to go out to Oslo towards the end of November, to join Brenda, who has been in Norway since the end of August.  She is working at… Read more »


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