Monthly Archives: November 2010

Basque happenstance

My mother, who died a couple of years ago just short of her ninetieth birthday would sometimes mention Basque refugees. This always seemed unlikely, as she was living in Montrose in Scotland, far away from the civil war in Spain. … Continue reading

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Things I should have seen but missed

Normally, I track a few student newspapers, Varsity (Cambridge), Cherwell (Oxford) and the Stanford daily (Stanford) as every so often they pick up on something that I would otherwise have missed, and would possibly have tweeted. Well I’ve been a … Continue reading

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