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31 OCT 2019 . . . how they could have extinguished Extinction . . . and how Extinction exstinguished diversity . . . the correct nomenclature for a man with a gun . . . introducing Sarah Thruster, our exciting new columnist . . . the tweet that galvanised a fleet . . . welcome to Billy Rednap – he’s the new kid on the block and he’s going to save the world . . .
7 October 2019CROWD CONTROL, EXTINCTION REBELLION
Where are Boris’s water cannon now that we need them?
‘Thousands of hours of valuable police time could have been saved if water cannon had been deployed.’ says former Police Superintendent Hywel Evans. ‘They could have extinguished extinction.’
15 October 2019
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THE VIEW FROM MRAK
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‘I’m liking it but I think it needs a little more work’
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18 Oct 2019architecture , society, bookS, london
City dwellers seldom raise their eyes higher than a shop fascia but this fascinating book carries us to the rooftops to explore those towers, turrets and garrets that adorn the skyline. The well-known architectural photographer Sheila Vann examines these edifices in long-shot, close up, sometimes taking us inside to show how they are used. She also shows their magnificent views to be enjoyed from some of these eeries, redolent of romance and mystery, presenting us with a pigeon’s eye-view of our capital. Towers of London, Mordant Press, £19.85
14 October 2019BILLY REDNAP,
Move over Greta, a new young leader has joined you on the gobal stage and he’s going to save the world!
Billy Rednap: ‘I feel very flattered, of course, but I do worry that people might think I’m too old for this job’
Following the success of Greta Thunberg’s campaign to demonstrate that young people have so much more to contribute to our society, the Grodek Foundation is to fund 3-year-old Billy Reddnap to head their World Affairs Policy Formulation Group. LULU SHAYLER went to meet Rednap at his Mayfair office where he talked about the challenges of working with ‘The Princess’ Thunborg, his hopes and fears for the future of our planet and the fortunes of his beloved Arsenal.
TWEET OF THE DAY21 Oct 1805
ADMIRAL LORD NELSON, VICTORY
TRENDING . . . Tweet coming in from flgship HMS Victory at approx 11.45am addressed to multiple vessels which have pitched up near Cape Trafalgar: ‘England expects that every man will do his duty‘.
Oct 2019china, real poliitik
China shows off its latest tanks in a parade marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. Experts say that this model cannot be stopped in its tracks even by a lone man armed with a shopping bag.
‘As the Hong Kong demonstrators continue to hurl themelves against the police barricades, writes Giles Persimon, one feels obliged to remind them of a mildly racist but essentially imperialist joke from the middle of the last century. Question: What do you call a Chinaman with a machine gun? Answer: Sir. The wording, now innappropriate, has moved on but the protestors need to realise that the truth it contained still remains.’
Read GILES PERSIMON on Six Decades of Modern China TOMORROW in The Second Post.
-QUOTE OF THE DAY 08 Oct 2019PROTEST, CLIMATE CHANGE, TAMBOURINES‘One supports the cause but deeply resents the tactics of these vile, self-regarding, virtue-signalling, posturing tambourinists’
Donald Carson on New Sense website
A stunning pictorial account of life inside the elite world of international tournament judo
Because of Judo, by Richard Goulding with a preface by Neil Adams and an introduction by Mark Law
Because of Judo, by Richard Goulding, Neil Adams and Mark Law £45.00 from www.richardgoulding.co.uk
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♦ The man who said the general public is no longer fit for purpose.
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Oct 2019migration, FREEZER containers, FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT
NOT JUST IN TIME
Oct 10 2019politics, debate, BREXIT
‘It is impossible to predict what will happen next,’ is the startling conclusion of our star political columnist Horace Edgerley in another perceptive piece in which he focuses his forensic analytical mind on the great political conundrum of our times. Read him tomorrow: ONLY IN THE SECOND POST!
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Oct 11 2019EXTINCTION PROTESTORS , DIVERSITY, white supremacistsDear Sir,
I can’t helping noticing that the Extinction Rebelllion protesters seem to be having serious diversity issues. People of colour are very much under-represented. Don’t black lives matter too?
Caroline Pickett, High Barnet
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