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The Blu Tack of History

            Jenny Diski‘s characteristically pithy LRB blog today on Thatcher’s funeral ends with a quote from Peter Hennessy: ‘More of Margaret Thatcher… will cling to the velcro of our collective memory than any other politician … Continue reading

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The Great JFB Bookgiveaway: The Snowmelt River

Congratulations to Glen Mehn, winner of last week’s prize The Ravenglass Eye, and many thanks to my Aunt for offering to act as a random number generator (while ironing, yet – the Aunt is nothing but game), saving me from having … Continue reading

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Foyle Unfurling …

Welcome, curious reader, to my new website.  Though I don’t have an old website so, properly speaking, this is my debut own-URL e-emporium.  Here I’ve gathered a record of my work over the last twenty years, from my bouffon opera … Continue reading

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