Category Archives: History

July 2022


This time of the year used to be known as The Silly Season as everybody, including the politicians, went off on their holidays leaving the news media with pages to fill and precious little to fill … Read more...

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The US Presidential Election: A Battle Won But …..

“Kathy, I’m lost”, I said
Though I knew she was sleeping
“I’m empty and aching and
I don’t know why”.

Counting the cars
On the New Jersey Turnpike
They’ve all come
To look for America
All come to look for

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Ends & Beginnings

It is a natural inclination to look at history for clues and answers to the current circumstances in which we currently find ourselves. Though I am not a subscriber to the notion behind the French idiom: plus ├ža change, plus Read more...

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