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Mothering Sunday

At the Bloomsbury Ephemera Fair today you could see books, ephemera, maps, prints, posters, postcards, photographs but looking for unusual printed items related to Mother's Day could bring a new perspective on Mother's day. An old leaflet signed by C Penswick Smith ( Constance Adelaide Smith signing under her pen name), promoting Mothering Sunday takes us back to the simnel cake's days, when children were bringing calorie-dense food to hungry parents.

At the Bloomsbury Ephemera Fair today you could see books, ephemera, maps, prints, posters, postcards, photographs but looking for unusual printed items related to Mother’s Day could bring a new perspective on Mother’s day. An old leaflet signed by C…

English Brexfast

European exasperation within the chaos at Brexit talks descended into profanity and name-calling, as Germany's deputy foreign minister said the U.K. government is composed largely of clueless boarding-school graduates. "Brexit is a significant shitshow, I state that today quite undiplomatically," Michael Roth stated in his speech at the Social Democratic Party in Berlin on Saturday, accusing"90 percent" of the British cabinet of having"no idea how employees believe, live, act and work." Roth said it wouldn't be those U.K. politicians "born with silver spoons in their mouths, who moved into private schools and elite colleges" which will endure the results of the Brexit mess. (Boomberg)

European exasperation within the chaos at Brexit talks descended into profanity and name-calling, as Germany’s deputy foreign minister said the U.K. government is composed largely of clueless boarding-school graduates. “Brexit is a significant shitshow, I state that today quite undiplomatically,”…

Expat or Immigrant?

When is the last time you heard the word "Expat"? How many times a day you hear the word "Immigrant" ( no need to mention any adjective that comes with it!). Three years ago it was a debate on BBC aboutWhat makes one person an expat, and another a foreign worker or migrant?

When is the last time you heard the word “Expat“? How many times a day you hear the word “Immigrant” ( no need to mention any adjective that comes with it!). Three years ago it was a debate on BBC…

Post truth and beyond!

You can prove anything with facts, so let’s invent some new ones.  

Hitler was a socialist and the Earth is flat.  The moon landing was faked.  2+2=6. You can prove anything with facts, so let’s invent some new ones.   We now live in a post truth, alt-fact, fake news environment, where nothing…