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Sing me, Lord Chilcot, of the wrath…

During this Edinburgh Festival, non-stop from 8th to 20th August, hundreds of volunteers read the whole Chilcot Report on the decision to go to war in Iraq. The event’s producer said: “[The report] wasn’t expected to be read. The establishment … Continue reading

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In the Poet’s Own Hand?

Some time ago, I came across this photograph: It’s such an intriguing image – you wonder: was it just a mistake by some sales assistant, or was somebody in that bookshop making a very thoughtful comment on an age-old mystery? … Continue reading

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