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Despatches to my Gazan Son

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Justin C McIntosh has given his permission for his photograph above to be used for the cover of a long Turkish poem by Cahit Koytak, now published as a book with an English translation alongside. I am proud to have been one of the translators… Continue reading Despatches to my Gazan Son

Our present democracies will not rescue us from ourselves.

For the young, it will already seem a long time ago that the Soviet Communist bloc effectively closed down, its remarkable leader Mikhail Gorbachev introducing “Perestroika,” its various constituent states, including Russia itself, “giving way” to democracy in remarkably quick succession. A major symbol of that dramatic and

What are the “Skills of Love” ? Is it worth trying to name them ?

Last December,  I ran an arts evening which needed professional actors to perform a short new play. At the audition stage, one of the candidates wrote to me as follows :  “If only the theatre world was run entirely by social workers and mental health professionals ! I hope I can speak for all of… Continue reading What are the "Skills of Love" ? Is it worth trying to name them ?

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