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Friday, December 13, 2013

#819: 1978, Lene Lovich, Lucky Number

December 13, 2013

There I was, 7 years old, taken to Anfield for the first time by my Uncle Stan, December 1977, thirty six years ago. Thirty Six years! Bloody hell, where have they gone? Anyway, for me, that day, was miraculous – being a son of the manse with two older sisters, my life, up until then […]

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The A-Z of World Politics #K: Korea

December 13, 2013

Hello World. Welcome to the next destination on our A-Z globe trotting tour of world politics. So far, I have had the good (Hong Kong), the bad (Ethopia) and the ugly (Albania) in terms of destinations. On each destination I have rather unfortunately bumped into Tony Blair. So, gagged and blindfolded by the rest of […]

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A reminder that politicians are human after all

December 13, 2013

We like to think that our elite politicians are a bunch of humanoid, tribal and stubborn individuals who all behave in a buttoned up manner that does not resonate with the public at large. Just occasionally however, we are all reminded that politicians can actually hang out and socialise with their opposite number and have […]

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