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lovelondonscenes – 89

Mile End, East London. For me, a place I only ever went through, on the tube, en route to Upton Park, to see the happy Hammers. The other day I went there to give a talk at Queen Mary, University … Continue reading

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A great read: “The Sleepwalkers” by Christopher Clark

In this year, 2014, the one hundredth anniversary of the start of the First World War, we are not short of commemorative books and films, with much more to come, I’m sure. The BBC had a brilliant three part drama, … Continue reading

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Histories of…..

I’ve just started reading an epic book, “The History Of Christianity”, by Diarmaid (Dermott?) MacCulloch. It’s going to take me a long time. It’s 1016 pages long and the print is very small! Now that I am both short sighted … Continue reading

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