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Danny Boy – a song of lament

Growing up in the western suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, during the 1950-60’s, several of my closest friends were fellow immigrants from the UK – in their case from Northern Ireland, with myself a Scot. My friends were non-denominational Protestants, so … Continue reading

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The voice of protest

Save the Children is a charity that I have long been an advocate for and supporter of. It was with great interest, therefore, that I recently learned that this charity was to award its “global legacy award” to Tony Blair, … Continue reading

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