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Friday 24 April 2020
by Wulf
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Just criticism

This week, I’ve seen quite a number of references on Facebook to a blog post entitled ‘Journalism is missing the mood of the country‘. The author, Effie Deans, suggests journalists are out of step with the mood and the needs … Continue reading

Wednesday 2 March 2016
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Cyberwar

According to Ars Technica, the US has announced a cyberwar against ‘Islamic State’. The involvement of computers in military offensives isn’t a new thing – it has been happening for years and longer still in the realm of science fiction … Continue reading

Sunday 15 November 2015
by Wulf
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Vive La France

Sometimes the state of the world makes you want to weep. Here I am trying to write about things that are exciting or frustrating but, in truth, really quite parochial in the face of events like Friday night’s massacre in … Continue reading

Sunday 8 November 2015
by Wulf
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Just at the right time

Doctor Who, for all his ability to travel through time and space, seems to bounce round chaotically. However, despite the absence of a carefully formulated plan, he has a remarkable ability to turn up in the right time and place: … Continue reading

Sunday 3 August 2014
by Wulf
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In Living Memory

Today at church, one of the main themes was remembering the outbreak of World War I. Celebration really isn’t the right word but remembrance fits. It struck me that the so-called “Great War” has almost passed from direct living memory. … Continue reading

Sunday 2 February 2014
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WWI

This year is the centenary of the conflict sometimes known as the Great War. That probably qualifies as an oxymoron. It was on an unprecedented scale but was, like all wars, tragic rather than grand. Tonight I have watched a … Continue reading