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Gathering Storms

Gathering Storms  by Stuart Millson In 2002, the late Albert Finney starred in a film for television, directed by Richard Loncraine, about the “wilderness years” of Winston Churchill. With Vanessa Redgrave co-starring as his devoted wife Clementine, The Gathering Storm … Continue reading

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The Fronde of Youth

The Fronde of Youth by Stuart Millson For many years, Sir Mark Tully was the BBC’s “voice of India”. His despatches from the sub-continent, where, in old colonial terms, “he went native”, represented the highest standards of broadcast journalism – … Continue reading

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Recessional

 Recessional Lo, all our pomp of yesterday  Is one with Nineveh and Tyre!                                          (Kipling) For Stuart Millson, loss and decline … Continue reading

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