From the daily archives:

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Sad To See You Leaving 2014: Bob Crow

December 27, 2014

‘If you fight, you might lose.  If you don’t, you will lose’. He was one of the last authentic working class  voices to get an airing on the telly on political issues.  The media were almost relentlessly hostile to this principled old school trade union leader and were somewhat successful in portraying him as a dinosaur […]

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Sad To See You Leaving 2014: Philip Seymour Hoffman

December 27, 2014

On one view it is hard to believe that Philip Seymour Hoffman is no longer with us.  Film releases, trailing as they do film production often by some considerable time, have made him feel a very real presence this year.  Not only in the latest Hunger Games  film but also in God’s Pocket and Anton […]

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