Monthly Archives: November 2017

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An article the UK leaving the EC in the Guardian on the 14th October –  “Brexit row breaks into war of words.”  Sadly  the politicians who favour Brexit do the electorate a disservice. Nigel Lawson and Iain Duncan Smith’s stance on Brexit is reprehensible, naive and febrile‎. They are dancing with the clapped out ideology […]

“Opera is often derided as elitist”

There was a leader article, “Opera is often derided as elitist”, in the Guardian on the 28th September 2017. Regrettably the article ignores the fact that opera in the UK receives a disproportionate amount of public subsidy compared to other art forms and like the banks are too big to fail. In a time of […]