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Monday, February 3, 2014

#847: 2013, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Higgs Boson Blues

February 3, 2014

A few months back I came home after a night in London, where I’d stayed with my esteemed and learned friend George East. That evening I sat down with Mrs North and bored her for quite some time about George’s new record player. ‘George has got a record player,’ I said. ‘That’s nice,’ said Mrs […]

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Does Michael Gove have any clue at all?

February 3, 2014

Michael Gove’s speech today was a dangerously pernicious piece of political polemic. The thrust of Gove’s argument is that Public Schools are so superior that state secondary school will be classed as a failure unless they are able to appear in every way like their fee paying counterparts. And it is on this point that […]

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