Monthly Archives For September 2010

None of Your Fancy French Lickers

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Every June, the schoolchildren of the Greater Manchester area nominate and vote for their Lollipop Lady of the Year. Lollipop Ladies are a British institution, known abroad variously as Crossing Guards, School Crossing Supervisors, Crossing…

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Inside the Trojan Horse

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Book Review:Yeats and Violence: Michael Wood (Oxford University Press, 2010) Violence moves restlessly through Yeats’ poetry.  It is there in ‘The Magi‘ (written in 1913) with its Three Kings who ‘Being by Calvary’s turbulence unsatisfied’…

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