Cover Page, 02 August 2018, Issue 165 Welcome to our new issue. We hope you enjoy our articles and the other features. If you do, we ask that you please forward them to, and recommend us to, any contacts of yours who would be interested. If you can persuade them to register for our weekly… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: Cover page
02 August 2018 Lens on the Week UK CORBYN AND THE JEWS: Mr Corbyn’s relationship with the Jewish community hits a new low as he is forced to apologise for his hosting of an event at the House of Commons on Holocaust Memorial Day 2010. The main speaker at the event was a survivor from… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: Lens on the Week
02 August 2018 The Man On The Mountain May’s holiday task. By John Watson Peace at last! The focus of the newspapers moves to features and out-of-date news as all those noisy brattish politicians go away for their summer holidays. Time for everyone to relax and recharge. Almost everyone, that is. Much though Mrs May… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: The Man On The Mountain
2 August 2018 The Strange Demise of Tory England The end of the line? By J R Thomas In 1935 George Dangerfield, a journalist and historian, wrote a book that instantly bombed (except among a small group of historians of modern history). Mr Dangerfield had to wait until 1961 for the world to notice his… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: The end for the Tories?
2 August 2018 Diary of a Corbynista Labour in Crisis by Don Urquhart 26 July Dominic Raab hit a nostalgia nerve with the oldies when he announced his Brexit food policy: We will look at this issue in the round and make sure that there’s adequate food supplies. It would be wrong to describe it… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: Dairy of a Corbynista
02 August 2018 Staff College Lecture Egypt, Pakistan and Zimbabwe. By Neil Tidmarsh All right, you horrible lot, pay attention. First question: what is our job? Why have our countries given us all these tanks and missiles and firearms to play with? Yes, sir, you, sir, major of artillery with your hand up. Your job… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: Staff College Lecture
2 August 2018 Darling, you shouldn’t have! Households have slipped into the red. By Frank O’Nomics “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure 19 pounds nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.” Mr Micawber’s wise advice on household financial management has long been cited in… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: Darling, you shouldn’t have!
2 August 2018 The Lifeboat of Generosity More needed. By Lynda Goetz I have today donated to both Wikipedia and The Guardian. These are small contributions, admittedly, but made on the basis that I use both these services and should, along with others, contribute to their continuance. I feel that if we all make contributions,… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: The Lifeboat of Generosity
02 August 2018 Letter From Yucatan Mexican rainforest. By William Morton Yucatan is not one’s film-inspired idea of Mexico – a desert studded with cacti stretching away to distant hills. It is carpeted with rainforest, receives substantial rainfall and is teeming with birds and other wildlife. The rainforest sits on a bed of limestone which… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: Letter From Yucatan
2 August 2018 Home, I’m Darling ( a play by Laura Wade) The National Theatre reviewed by Adam McCormack Star rating: **** 04Nostalgia is not what it used to be. Johnny and Judy seem the ideal of domestic bliss and can’t stop telling each other how perfect their lives are. Judy is a model housewife,… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: Home, I’m Darling
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2 August 2018 What’s on in August 2018 by AGGro 1. WED * LAMMAS (Quarter day) – celebration of the Grain Harvest * Athletics: European Championships – Glasgow and Berlin. Inaugural event featuring rowing(2-5), cycling (2-12), gymnastics (2-12), aquatics (3-12), athletics (7-12), golf (7-12) and triathlon (9-11) * Cricket – England v India, first… Continue reading What’s on in August 2018