1. April – National Poetry Month

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    March 31, 2013 by Jake Cantona

    ‘Technique is important. I think that if most people who called themselves poets were tightrope-walkers, they’d be dead.’  – Michael …
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  2. Somewhere in the Quisling Clinic

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    November 19, 2012 by Jake Cantona

    The difference between Quisling and Petain was one of approach and ending. Both believed that their course of action would …
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  3. Your King Is On This Earth No More: Jackie Leven 1950-2011

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    November 14, 2012 by Jake Cantona

      I couldn’t get out of the mystery wood, once loved a woman who wished I could[i]   Jackie Leven …
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  4. Is Ken Clarke a Liberal Democrat?

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    October 24, 2012 by Jake Cantona

    A potentially damaging rumour has been circulating recently, which if shown to be true, even if only in part, could …
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  5. Sunbeams from Cucumbers

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    October 19, 2012 by Jake Cantona

    If this government really was a series of The Thick of It, we might be beginning to think that the …
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  6. The Intervals Between The Stars: The geometry and chaos of Isla Chaney

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    October 19, 2012 by Jake Cantona

    So easy to look at, so hard to define[1] All I know, said Seamus Heaney, beginning a poem about making, …
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  7. One Nation Under The Bullingdon Club

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    October 9, 2012 by Jake Cantona

    Clive Stafford Smith, fearless champion of justice and first change bowler for Mapperton Marauders, wrote an excellent article recently on …
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