Monthly Archives: May 2019

Electoral Victory

“If there be no enemy there is no fight. If no fight, no victory, and if no victory there is no crown.” The words of historian Thomas Carlyle which seen apposite in the light of last week’s elections to the … Continue reading

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“All the blood is drained out of democracy – it dies – when only half the population votes.” The words of Hunter S. Thompson which seem particularly apposite as we look forward to two elections in Poland – those to … Continue reading

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“We will often find compensation if we think more of what life has given us and less about what life has taken away.” The words of Scots theologian William Barclay which, while no doubt a wise philosophical approach, cut little … Continue reading

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