George was born in Wolverhampton in 1873, the son of Alfred Joseph (or Joseph Alfred) and Phoebe Allibone. He was baptised in St John’s Church, Wolverhampton, on 23 July 1873. 123 altre parole
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Such a high crime does not, and will not, melt away; the facts cannot be changed. Tony Blair took Britain to war against Iraq illegally. He mounted an unprovoked attack on a country that offered no threat, and he helped cause the deaths of thousands of innocent people. 135 altre parole
I hadn’t heard much about this memoir; it kept appearing on the front of my Kindle and I was intrigued enough to buy it.
I quite like going into a book blind, not being entirely sure what expect or whose voice I’m going to get. 665 altre parole
It’s time for a trip back to the Middle East to refill the cookie jar with what, according to Wikipedia and others, is the “national cookie of Iraq”: Kleicha (or Kleisha; as usual with Arabic, transliterations vary). 579 altre parole
What’s Left? is a book by Nick Cohen; review by Igor Veloso;
What’s Left? looks at how: the Left picked up and then dropped the opponents of Saddam Hussein; the European Union stood by and allowed Slobodan Milosevic to ethnically cleanse the Balkans; the reasons for the liberal middle class’s disillusion with democracy and free speech; the instant willingness of respectable writers to excuse Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda after the 9/11 attacks; the inability of the British Liberal Democrats and European Social Democrats to oppose George W. 3.260 altre parole