Monthly Archives: September 2019

Gilets Jaunes Acte 46

After the summer lull they are back on the streets again in much greater numbers, for the 46th consecutive week of protests. For those unfamiliar with all this, here’s a little taste of what yellow vest (gilets jaunes) protestors have … Continue reading

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Gilets Jaunes – Acte 45

The following brief news report was today headlined on the front page of the online edition of the Guardian… Paris on high alert as protesters try to revive gilets jaunes movement Sat 21 Sep 2019 10.43 BST Last modified on … Continue reading

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Hugues Cuénod – Some Classical Music

The world of politics is so crazy at the moment (as usual, it’s like five-year-olds on LSD) that despite the fact that this is history in the fast lane, I can’t be bothered commenting on it. So instead, another music … Continue reading

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Brexit and Frexit Whatsit

This weekend has seen Acte 43, the 43rd consecutive weekend of gilets jaunes protests. These protests take place all over France, and during Acte 43 some of the most heavy-handed policing took place in Rouen and Montpellier… Nothing is calming … Continue reading

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Freddie Mercury – born 73 years ago today

For a Wikipedia page, Freddie’s one is fairly accurate, and if interested you can find it here. I haven’t posted much on this blog recently, despite the fact that there’s an absolute mountain of historical stuff happening at the moment; … Continue reading

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