Category Archives: the special relationship

The view from the 23rd floor

Sorry for the long delay between posts to all three of you who are clamouring for my blogging return.  The receptionist job lasted through the month of April, and though I was extraordinarily underemployed I never quite got up the … Continue reading

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The Browne review seen from America

I’ve been following the outcome of the Browne review on funding higher education and the UK Comprehensive Spending Review from over here, and it feels like pressing my ear to the door of a room with a big, angry meeting. For … Continue reading

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Charlie Brooker

… fears his Britting-up will have to go into reverse following the BP thing, here.

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Whipping up anti-British fervour in the States. Oil with that, sir?

Times piece here.  Oh dear.

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Helen Fielding on LA versus Britain

Writing today in Lucy Mangan’s slot in the Guardian – love the opening bit about ‘sorree!’

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