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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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Postcapitalism: Paul Mason’s ‘guide to our future’?

Originally posted on The Political Economy of Development:
I said I would post something on Paul Mason’s thought-provoking book, Postcapitalism – a guide to our future, which has just come out in paperback. It makes a good read, and contains a…

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Gross Domestic Happiness- GDH

Originally posted on INCOMESCO:
We celebrated the UN World Happiness Day on March 20th. On the occasion, World Happiness Report 2016 was published by ranking 157 countries and their happiness levels. This is third report since it first published in…

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Creationists Now Attacking Climate Science in Idaho

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
Seems like a rash of attacks on the teaching of biology, in tandem with atmospheric science. No way the fossil fuel industry has anything to do with this. It’s cyclical, that’s…

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