Britain is going through a difficult time, when its sustained ability to punch above its weight, economically and diplomatically, is ebbing. The end of irrational exuberance found the country ill at ease with itself, with rising inequalities and unhealthy nationalism, just when it needs to eat a slice of humble pie and be fleet-footed in recognising that many of the traditional pillars of its strengths are collapsing. The need is to recognise other supports and partners and find a new common purpose after the pandemic. I live in hope.

blog goes global

Well, across greater manchester anyway, as four years after giving up my last regular spot (new europe), I may well have a new corner of the web that will be forever baron. My first foray, rather ironically given my increasingly armchair interest (30 april 2012) was on football...

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