Tag Archives: The Guardian

Best Philip K Dick Novel


Best Philip K Dick Novel The Guardian ran an article on Dick’s Best Novels chosen by Nicola Barker, Michael Moorcock, and Adam Roberts on 27th August 2017 at Philip K Dick Best Novels. There’s all the normal stuff you’d expect to see – Adam … Continue reading

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I Hope the EU Fixes Itself


Don’t rejoice in Brexit failings. We remoaners must shape the future (says Zoe Williams in the Guardian) Zoe Williams Juncker is the compromise candidate propelled to to prominence. There is plenty unremarkable about him as well as some murky areas that … Continue reading

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World leaders congratulate Macron on victory as EU breathes sigh of relief


M Macron What is Macron’s remit: France or the EU? He’s President of France, has a lot to say about the EU, and as an elitist product of the French system, he’ll be imagining all he can do with his … Continue reading

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Net migration to UK falls by 49,000 after Brexit vote


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My partner is angry and abusive – if I say I’m going to leave, he threatens to kill me


It’s common for people to take a self help approach, adding bits of what family, friends and the net have to say into the equation. On relationship difficulties, most people do pretty much the same – even bringing their electronic … Continue reading

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Searching for meaning in Kafka


In October 2014, the reading group on the Guardian searched for meaning in Kafka. This provoked the following thoughts. Kafka is writing about our living in a world that is too vast and complex for us to understand by any means … Continue reading

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Summing up the EU


When politicians like John Major come out with phrases like “Britain in danger of stumbling into final EU divorce” I’m reminded of the problems that have accompanied membership. When we entered the EEC under Heath, the big sell to the … Continue reading

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Anyone for Tennis?


This morning I came across  a Martin Rowson cartoon posted on the Guardian. It’s been up since Friday 11 July 2014 22.30 BST. That’s 7 hours ago. My quip was too late; at the foot of the cartoon was the message: Comments for this discussion … Continue reading

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FIFA Belgium v Algeria


Tonight is another football night. Despite the controversies surrounding FIFA, I do enjoy watching televised football. Unfortunately I won’t be watching Belgium v Algeria. Belgium (Walloon / Flemish / former me-too European colonist power and now centre of EU bloatacracy) Algeria … Continue reading

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How do you organise your books?


I was browsing The Guardian and Marta Bausells asked: How do you organise your books? Her poll offers the following options. Alphabetically by author Alphabetically by title By genre By size By colour Totally random Other Check out her poll here here. I … Continue reading

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