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The Miners’ Hymns: An Audio-Visual Masterpiece

Serendipity. While in New York City last Saturday, hoping to kill time between a charity wine tasting in the afternoon and a dinner with friends in the evening, I skimmed...
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The British Invasion Comes To Woodstock

(Thanks to Posie Strenz for the design.)...
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I Witness UK #5: Iconic Manchester

Shine Again Manchester. Two landmarks intersected by a note of optimism. (Click on image for larger picture.) November 17, 2010. The entrance to the former Hacienda nightclub – “iconic” it...
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I Witness UK #4: Two views of the South Coast

Brighton at night. 4:53pm, Tuesday November 23rd. Bexhill-on-Sea by day. 1:38pm, Saturday November 25th....
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I Witness UK #3: The Pub

What’s Britain without a pub? The Woolpack, Beverley, Bonfire Night, November 5. Good old-fashioned beer (on tap). The Woolpack, Beverley, Saturday November 20th. Good modern-fashioned beer (on tap) at microbrew...
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I Witness: South Coast Snow

Bexhill-on-Sea, Saturday November 27, 1:38pm. Click on photo for larger image....
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Hang the Parliament

or “I’ve never voted Conservative before…” and I’m not about to start now. In 1987 I made a conscious decision to leave Britain, in large part because Margaret Thatcher had...
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Great British Memories (Notes from a Return Home) #5

YOU KNOW WHAT’S FUNNY? COMEDY On my last night in London this March, the only one of just six that hadn’t been planned way in advance, I wanted to do...
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