Monthly Archives: May 2012

David Edgar in the Guardian

 – Apologies for the scarcity of posts in the last few days (and the next few) –  I have a deadline coming up that is diverting my energies and I don’t want to put up anything which is half-baked. In the meantime … Continue reading

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Not the truth, not the whole truth, not nothing but the the truth.

Having given us the sketch of Britain on the day Wilson was returned to power, chapter 1, offers us a quick history of that return to power.  This is well written, and it reads like a novelisation of events.  The … Continue reading

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More just not cricket.

Just a scan of Times article for 5th March 1974 MCC – Barbados match.  Interresting in itslef in light of the “bucket of cold water” comment from Seasons p5.  Also relates to a discussion in comments (where you can’t post … Continue reading

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Just not cricket.

 Chapter 1 of Seasons in the Sun starts with a stroll through the media on the day that the Labour government was formed on Monday March 4th 1974 after a period of uncertainty following the indecisive result of the general … Continue reading

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The divine revelation of St Dominic the Gnostic.

It is the central thesis of Seasons in the Sun that the 1970s were just dreadful   Dominic tells us, “…there is no getting away from the fact that this [the period 1974-1979] is generally regarded as the lowest point in … Continue reading

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