Be very afraid

These are sombre times for humanity. Around the world the far right is on the march, funded and enabled by a terrifying coalition of mega-rich plutocrats, transglobal corporate sharks, autocratic …

UK election 2017

Anybody with a modicum of intelligence, a shard of conscience, an iota of good will, a cursory knowledge of history or just an atom or two of human decency will …

Not bad for 90

Where should Elizabeth II’s loyal subjects send birthday gifts? They’re spoiled for choice: BUCKINGHAM PALACE The 775-room London HQ of ‘The Firm’ was acquired by Elizabeth’s great-great-great-great-grandpapa George III (1738-1820) in 1761 …

Them

They came at night, dozens of them, yelling hate-filled obscenities as they smashed through the unlocked door of our remote cottage in the ‘Marches’. We were dragged from our beds, …