The Children’s Book Blog Christmas Countdown: The Bear’s Winter House by John Yeoman, illustrated by Quentin Blake
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I do like Jose Mourinho. I’m not sure if it’s a full-blown man crush, but I do really like him.
My esteemed colleague Steve Richards has an interesting column in today’s Independent on David Laws’s book on the negotiations that produced the Coalition Government. His summary of Laws’s account is succinct…
In a display of much beauty and delight, Barcelona despatched Real Madrid with a good 5-0 thumping that left us breathing heavily and completely flushed at the sheer art of their tapestry.
Interview with Professor Frank Furedi, an internationally renowned sociologist and the author of a large number of influential works, including Politics of Fear, Where Have All the Intellectuals Gone? Therapy Culture, Paranoid Parenting and Culture of Fear.
On the day of the Political Studies Association’s Annual Awards and to mark the 60th anniversary of the Association, two leading academics write exclusively for Independent Blogs about how climate change is the biggest political challenge that we face.
It was difficult to shake the images shown in Think!’s pre-Christmas anti drink/drugs driving campaign in the previous few years. Everyone remembers the little girl lying in the road, hearing her bones crack in slow motion; or the teenage boy who’s skull crashed against the windscreen, blood spattering across the screen. Visually powerful, the message was hammered home that drink-driving could not only kill, but ruin others’ lives and consciences – haunting to all involved.
Number 453 in the inexhaustible series is asked by Tim Montgomerie of a GQ feature, which ranks Osborne the most influential man in Britain, and Simon Cowell above Nick Clegg.
Number 452 in my series of Questions to Which the Answer is No is asked by Peter Kenyon, the indomitable Labour activist.
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A chat with Willie Garson, who plays Stanford Blatch in Sex and the City.
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