Last night in the House

4 Sep

the first part of this post features on offguardian I enjoy schadenfreude as much as the next guy and for the millions of us who detest Boris, last night brought the stuff in spades. I was quite taken by Jeremy … Read More »

Gallant Iceland on Assange

15 Apr

I’ve been a fan of this tiny country since my visit in April 2017. Now I’m a bigger fan. Thanks Ian Jenkins for this extract from Portuguese journalist Marta Pacheco’s December 2016 interview with Ögmundur Jónasson, Icelandic Minister for the … Read More »

Lindsey German on Brexit

2 Apr

Most of my friends are baby boomers like me. As a rule we dislike capitalism but don’t dislike it enough. Faintly pink, or fire engine red, we too often fail to see – though the pieces are there for all … Read More »