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Classics of English Literature (1): James Delingpole’s “Watermelons”.

I like Delingpole. He makes me laugh. I like him too for the same reason I like Monbiot: he’s read lots of stuff I haven’t, which saves me the trouble, and he’s good at drawing interesting conclusions and laying them … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Close: Chapter 6

(the story so far:) George Moonbat, investigative journalist, discovers to his horror that Miranda, the bewitching Green Activst who has pressed her copy of “Watermelons” on him, is in fact an Inspector in the Norfolk Constabulary. George lay back in … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Close: Chapter 5: Miranda’s Mesmembryanthemums and Professor Phil’s Thermometer

(the story so far) George Moonbat, investigative journalist, is attending a weekend seminar aimed at saving the planet at the Hampstead homestead of green millionaire Tom Huntingdon. While waiting for the debate to begin, he falls into conversation with two … Continue reading

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