Monthly Archives: January 2019

Demarchy or Lottocracy

I apologise for this sudden glut of posts after a long period of silence. It’s mostly to do with mood and the creative spark, both being unpredictable. I was delighted to find this article yesterday. It’s published by Aeon Magazine  … Continue reading

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I’m trying to get to grips with a term which is seems to represent everything hated by those who wish to have nothing to do with the EU – Elites. The word comes from the French elir “to choose”. Elites … Continue reading

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Big Brown Birds

Ham Wall is the name of a wonderful bird reserve in the Somerset Levels. There is no ham there and no wall, but the name comes from Anglo Saxon hamm for water meadow, and the wall was probably a bank … Continue reading

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