- NE Hackney Simpsons memorial theme park
Send me the subsidies.
- London songs
I’ve lived in London on three occasions: first in poverty and fear in squats on Upper Street and Stamford Hill, then in somewhat improved circumstances as a merchant banker, and now as a translator and grinder. These songs and my act reflect bits of that experience.
- Cameron’s Pole-tax
Re desert peoples: What to do with the discovery that one can more or less understand the Yiddish of the Stamford Hill Jews? They say such boring things – not a word about …
- Damn Arabs
Savage Minds links to The Insurrection in Mesopotamia, 1920 by Lieutenant-General Sir Aylmer L Haldane, GCMG, KCB, DSO, author of How we escaped from Pretoria and A brigade of the old army. It’s almost as entertaining as Gertrude Bell and includes gems like the following two, taken from Appendix IX – Notes on modern Arab warfare based on the …