Tag Archives: Great Britain

Grexit and Austerity: the slogans of antipathy.

Don’t you just hate the sensationalising of events with catchphrases? We accept that genuine disasters are usually given abbreviations as a convenience and then absorbed into the lexicon immediately, say ‘Piper Alpha’, ‘Dunblane’, ‘Lockerbie’ or ‘9/11’. Okay, so that last … Continue reading

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The aftermath of the independence referendum.

I’m ready to embrace the challenges ahead that independence will bring. The only remaining question is do enough of us want to write our future? That would be No. Currently I’m reading Blood Meridian by Cormack McCarthy. Every engrossing page … Continue reading

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