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GB Grill and Bar

EpiQR Epicurean expeditions with Em Marshall-Luck GB Bar and Grill Address: Bermondsey Square Hotel, Tower Bridge Road, Southwark London SE1 3UN Phone:020 7378 2456 The Shard dominates the street view on the approach to GB Grill and Bar in Southwark, typifying … Continue reading

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On the Cusp of Modernity

On the Cusp of Modernity Robert Henderson enjoys Timothy Spall as Turner Mr Turner: Main cast Timothy Spall as Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) Dorothy Atkinson as Hannah Danby Paul Jesson as William Turner Marion Bailey as Sophia Booth Ruth Sheen … Continue reading

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War Boys

War Boys Robert Henderson has a tiger in his tank Fury Main cast: Brad Pitt as US Army Staff Sergeant Don “Wardaddy” Collier Shia LaBeouf as Technician Fifth Grade Boyd “Bible” Swan Logan Lerman as Private Norman “Machine” Ellison Michael … Continue reading

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Poem for Marjorie Sawyer

Poem for Marjorie Sawyer   Song-redemptive woman; well might time’s unfading flora flourish still and known in the opening April of your hands. Then never turn your heart against itself; for the heart alone avenges the wronged heart. – Where … Continue reading

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Your Life, a Playground for Rich Liberals

Your Life, a Playground for Rich Liberals  Ilana Mercer highlights liberal hypocrisy and phony philanthropy “Make sure it doesn’t happen in your state next,” warns Michelle Malkin, in “Rocky Mountain Heist,” a documentary in which the columnist puts her trademark shoe-leather … Continue reading

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Meditations in Manhattan

Meditations in Manhattan Niels Hav has a proposal The USA has both a good reputation, and a bad one. American imperialism has caused great harm around the globe, and in cafés in Cairo, Islamabad and Sao Paulo many newspaper readers … Continue reading

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The Sovereign Agrees to … a Bourbon Summit

The Sovereign Agrees to … a Bourbon Summit, by Ilana Mercer The mid-term elections – the people speak but Barack Obama doesn’t get the message Barack Obama’s remarks on the results of the midterm congressional elections of 2014 were, well, … Continue reading

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The Obama Ebola Doctrine

The Obama Ebola Doctrine: Worship the Saints in “Spacesuits”  Ilana Mercer debunks the new “patriotism” The tweets came fast and cynical: “That’s so science!” “I saw those white lab coats on the men behind [Obama], which pretty much convinced me.” … Continue reading

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Tsar Putin’s Pobedonostsev

 Tsar Putin’s Pobedonostsev* Ed Dutton reviews a timely analysis of Russian ideologue Alexander Dugin ‘The American Empire Should Be Destroyed': Alexander Dugin and the Perils of Immanentized Eschatology, James D. Heiser, Repristination Press, 211pp. 2014 Alexander Dugin is little known … Continue reading

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The Monster Ants

 The Monster Ants Niels Hav wonders about ISIL and life on our planet “I have the feeling that we small monster ants are alone at home on this mystical planet.” The universe consists of 100 billion galaxies; our galaxy is … Continue reading

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