Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Murdoch tail wagging the British Bulldog

If Joseph de Maistre were still alive he might observe of the News International scandal “Every country has the media it deserves.” There was only ever one way that this country’s fascination with gutter journalism could go and it went … Continue reading

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Chapter three versus level three

The books I had to read at school, as part of my English language studies, really left me cold. Had I been a different child, this might have turned me off reading books for ever. The books and short stories … Continue reading

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