Tag Archives: britain

  1. Tale of Two Cities: Memory, Identity, Maps

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    April 9, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    Memory is a rich and powerful intoxicant. It can be as seductively misleading as it can be corrective. By invoking …
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  2. Pseudo-Padres Hiding in the Lavatory: An RAF Escape Exercise, 1943

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    February 16, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    Continuing in the series of comical findings from the archives, I thought I’d relate details of an RAF Escape Exercise …
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  3. ‘The World is too much with us’: Scotland & Britain After the Referendum

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    September 22, 2014 by Andrew W M Smith

    The principal figures that emerged from the debate with their reputations enriched were not callous youths, but wizened campaigners. Salmond …
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