Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dancing at 75 plus

I’ve been somewhat silent recently. With good reason. I’ve spent a delightful fortnight doing a ‘grand tour’ of central Europe, visiting old friends and family. I’ll add some posts about some of the experiences in due course. However, almost the … Continue reading

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Party hypocrite crow

The neighbours were thoughtful to give everyone due warning: the kids were having a party; it would be noisy, but they would do their best to keep it reasonable. Nice touch, but it fills you with foreboding – oh God, … Continue reading

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Firestorm of blood

This is an account of my experience of a peaceful demonstration in Paris in February 1968. ***** A few weeks later there was a spontaneous demonstration at the junction of the Boulevard St.-Michel and the Boulevard St.-Germain. Again an anti-Vietnam … Continue reading

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