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The Left, the left and the English

It is not every day that this humble blogger is called ‘indomitable’. It is still less frequent that his writing is described as being ‘tosh’ (this is not to say that all my work has been met with universal praise… … Continue reading

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Ic cwiðee

Ic cwiðee. I speak. So have many, many others, in my time of absence. Many things have occurred, upon which many words have been lavished. The ancient streets of England’s capital city have echoed, as so many times in the … Continue reading

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The Travesty of England’s NEETs

I have written so many times on education in this blog (notably here) that anyone would think that it was a blog about education in England. It is not, but education is one of the most sensitive and complex issues … Continue reading

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An Englishman’s Christmas

There are always so many things to say at this special time of year. I shall say none of them. Instead, I wish to mark this Crístesmæsse with an ancient carol, detailing the most famous story in the world far … Continue reading

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The Dull Media Stereotypes of ‘Englishness’

Any blog entry on this site covering lazy snipes and irritating presumptions about what constitutes ‘Englishness’ could easily have been a continuation of my four-part ‘Endless Assault on English Culture‘ series. Perhaps, however, there is more to this particularly pervasive … Continue reading

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On Remembrance Sunday

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We … Continue reading

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An Armistice Day in England

“Have you forgotten yet?… For the world’s events have rumbled on since those gagged days, Like traffic checked while at the crossing of city-ways…” I had initially anticipated that this blog would comment on the solemnity of this occasion, or … Continue reading

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