There is so much good stuff in Eco’s collection that I couldn’t resist another outing after the last one (click the link for all the
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The 2020 VE day is the 75th. We can’t witness great spectacles and commemoration events because of the virus. Everything is much more low-key, necessarily.
This will probably seem a very odd inclusion into the Echoes series. After all, journalism is as ephemeral as it gets. Most of it is
A slightly different approach today. One of my favourite publishers is Eland Books – they specialise in bringing classics of travel writing back into print
It is Good Friday so the subject matter for the day’s reading presented itself easily enough. Choosing what to read, however, was a very different
Tom Stoppard is one of the greatest living playwrights. End of. His output has been remarkable so I’ve always been excited when news of new
Previous posts Anti-Semitism in the UK: 1. 75 years after Auschwitz… Anti-Semitism in the UK: 2. The challenge of definitions Now I’m super-conscious that the
John Stott was scrupulous in attempting to do this. It was a key element of the respect that he garnered amongst those he debated or disagreed.
It is unavoidable. Each of us is motivated by many different desires and concerns: some positive, some negative, some altruistic, some self-oriented or even selfish.