Brockwell Park Weekend

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Brockwell Park I knew of, mainly because I’ve passed it on the way to Dulwich (and as the setting for the crime thriller by Mo Hayder entitled The Treatment (2001, Bantam)) though I’d never walked around it. Yet I only … Continue reading

A Catalan Solution?

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Yesterday (I write this on Sunday) thousands took to the streets of Barcelona, protesting against the imprisonment or exclusion of Catalan separatist leaders, carrying banners which read ‘Free the Political Prisoners’. The march was led by Quim Torra, current President … Continue reading

The History Girls

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Reading about history has never been more popular. Sales of non-fiction history books have risen by 45% over five years (double the industry average and amounting to over 5m copies a year according to Neilsens ). Historical fiction too is … Continue reading

Criminal proceedings

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Surely it can only be a matter of time? Surely! The 2016 Referendum on leaving or remaining in the EU was hopelessly compromised, with multiple breaches of the law, likely interference of a foreign, hostile state and, potentially, manipulation of … Continue reading