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New Book and Old

Originally posted on Notes from the Overground :
Big cheers all round, my second novel, Carillion: 10 Days is now available as a Kindle book. Please read and review if you feel so inclined. Detective Chief Inspector Alan Alexander Carillion, once…

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Trumponomics Part 2: Consequences

Originally posted on The Political Economy of Development:
Since taking office Trump has proved unpredictable, but what are the likely outcomes of his policies? His executive orders aside, he has not had it all his own way, despite Republican majorities…

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Trumponomics Part 1: Causes of the phenomenon

Originally posted on The Political Economy of Development:
As promised, here is a review of some of the ideas covered in the fairly weighty tome Trumponomics – Causes and Consequences, recently published by the World Economics Association. The book consists of…

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Wendy Cope

Some odes from Wendy Cope to brighten your day. Another Christmas Poem Bloody Christmas, here again. Let us raise a loving cup: Peace on earth, goodwill to men, And make them do the washing-up.” HE TELLS HER He tells her

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Glory on Earth

A visit to the theatre is rarely a waste of time, and Glory on Earth at the Lyceum on Edinburgh is no exception. A page from Scotland’s history, when the curmudgeonly John Knox meets the young Mary Queen of Scots, told

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Quotes of the day!

“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong

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Short Tales

Another short tale, any thoughts gratefully recieved. https://alex101weather.wordpress.com/short-tales/time-zone-tango/

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