Monthly Archives: February 2015

Review: Patersongrad

By Fae Iris Paterson, age eight months. A most agreeable little hostelry, I arrived early evening to be greeted by the very genial hosts. The décor and facilities were extremely well suited to a person of my size, age and … Continue reading

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Making Plans for Nigel : a Beginner’s Guide to Farage and UKIP

I’m delighted to announce the publication of my new book, Making Plans for Nigel : a Beginner’s Guide to Farage and UKIP, via Five Leaves Publications. I’m chuffed to be working with Ross and Five Leaves again, following last year’s Look Back … Continue reading

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Sad Times at Chapel Hill

I’m on the home-straight, currently, with my second book and I took a break from finishing the thing, earlier, and was confronted by unending coverage of the terrorist attack – sorry, actually it was just plain old murder, apparently – … Continue reading

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Evil Scarecrow

Stumbled over a couple of drafts of old reviews, earlier today, of Evil Scarecrow gigs from a few years back. I can’t recall where they originally appeared (or, frustratingly where and when the gigs took place)  – Powerplay Magazine, perhaps, … Continue reading

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Look Back in Anger: E-reader Edition

Those groovy people at Five Leaves Publications have released my book, Look Back in Anger – The Miners’ Strike in Nottinghamshire – 30 Years On in electronic format. Compatible, I’m told, with Kindle and all other e-reader devices. The print edition … Continue reading

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Did Thatcher Use Soldiers During the Miners’ Strike?

Photo by John Sturrock, Socialist Worker I was recently involved in a Twitter thread concerning the use of troops during the miners’ strike. It has long been rumoured that Thatcher sanctioned the use of the army and that squaddies were … Continue reading

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