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Child 44

POSITIVES · Gripping & Well-paced I didn’t see it as more than what it is – a thriller – and so I didn’t expect it to be a literary feast of poetic prose or beautifully nuanced writing. I expected it … Continue reading

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freedom of speech

i wholehearted believe in the freedom of speech, even though i believe this right is somewhat curtailed in this country and dare not speak out because i am a coward. i think everyone should have the right to say what they think or … Continue reading

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interviewing Hillary

If I get the opportunity to interview Hillary Clinton one day, I’d ask these questions: Politics & Policies 1) At which point did you come to the realisation that your bid for the White House is over? How did it … Continue reading

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miss potts panders

recently watched the long awaited ‘ironman’ with some friends over the weekend. found it very much a typical summer blockbuster; with the requisite suave hero, sleek cars, slick stunts and hot blondes. i was happy to leave the intellectual at … Continue reading

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Blair’s Legacy (1997-2007)

As Blair steps down as Britain’s prime minister this June 27th, I find myself thinking about his legacy after a decade in office. I still recall the optimism and euphoria of Cool Britannia as he lead the Labour party into … Continue reading

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300

finally watched ‘300’ in DVD over the weekend. what AMAZING fight scenes! superb choreography álbeit with a little bit of CGI involved. was forewarned by considerate male colleagues who thought the blood and gore might be too much for my … Continue reading

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the goodness of man

as a student of history, i am sometimes surprised i continue to have such a positive view of people. i always try to see the good in others and always give them the benefit of the doubt. i believe that … Continue reading

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