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Then and now, 1215 and 2017

Recently I read Dan Jones book ‘Realm Divided’, which is about the political situation of  England in the year of Magna Carta, and pondered the comparison with today. Then, there was an oppressive  but politically [more…]

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Vazgate

I have to admit to a rather childish habit. I say childish but perhaps I really mean ‘of childhood’ because it relates to a rule that I learned whilst still a boy. It concerns my [more…]

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Parasites!

No, this is not about the social ones we have come to love and cherish if we get all our information from that institution called “BBC”. It’s about real parasites to start with – so [more…]