Monthly Archives: April 2013

Dear Leader

For all my life I have observed this bizarre time warp that is North Korea who, for all that time, have gone on as if their war with the southern half of the peninsula (1950-1953) had never ended, which technically … Continue reading

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Poseidon Drowning

When Yeats first mused his maxim “out of the quarrel with others we make rhetoric and out of the quarrel with ourselves we make poetry“, it was half a century before the quarrel with others could lead to a nuclear … Continue reading

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Border Going South?

Excavation of a previously unknown vault beneath the Douglas Tower of Tantallon Castle has revealed a lead-lined casket with several well preserved medieval parchments that seem to have been part of the family papers of the Red Douglas Earls whose … Continue reading

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