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Working Man Blues …The Troubles 1969-1972

This is a re-written/edited version of an article I wrote for a USA-based academic website a few years ago. I started work aged 17 on 29th September 1969. My parents were deeply disappointed that I had decided to leave school … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Speech

The annual Christmas speech by Mrs Elizabeth Windsor is one of those things that is impossible to explain, mainly because I don’t actually watch it. It is a curious throw-back to the 1950s. Listen to any left wing “woke” British … Continue reading

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Friendship Is The First Casualty

They say that in War, the first casualty is Truth. I would say that in Civil War, the first casualty is Friendship. Back in the 1960s, it seemed everything was normal. From 1963 to 1970 I was on a scholarship … Continue reading

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