Issue 277: 2021 04 29: Cover page

Cover Page, 29 April 2021, Issue 277 Welcome to our latest edition.  This week we explore inner and outer space, in religious retreats and the far reaches of our solar system.  We also consider the dangerous temptations of short term popularity; this season’s political infighting; the latest Covid-19 statistics; education and the importance of polite… Continue reading Issue 277: 2021 04 29: Cover page

Issue 277: 2021 04 29: PIFL

29 April 2021 PIFL The season so far. By Neil Tidmarsh The pandemic might have knocked MMA (Mixed Martial Arts, i.e. cage-fighting) out for the count, but this season’s PIFL (the Political Infighting League) has more than filled the gap for those of us who need a regular fix of violent blood-sports. And what a… Continue reading Issue 277: 2021 04 29: PIFL

Issue 277: 2021 04 29: Debate

29 April 2021 Debate Learning to listen and discuss. By Lynda Goetz Last week, Kenneth Baker, former Education Secretary under Margaret Thatcher, in an interview with the Daily Telegraph, repeated his view that the GCSE exams, which he had been instrumental in introducing, should be scrapped.  This opinion is not new.  Last June the Times… Continue reading Issue 277: 2021 04 29: Debate

Issue 277: 2021 04 29: Crossword

29 April 2021 Crossword By Boffles Crossword No 277 Click for this Week’s interactive online crossword   Click for a printable version of this Week’s crossword   Click for the solution to crossword no. 276     Share this using…FacebookTwitterLinkedinemail

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