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Goodbye to Wall That

The time that’s elapsed since the fall/ Of Berlin’s partitioning wall/ Has gone by so fast/ That now it’s surpassed/ How long it existed at all./// http://www.dw.com/en/berlin-wall-now-gone-for-as-long-as-it-stood/a-42418154 The time that's elapsed since the fallOf Berlin's partitioning wallHas gone by so … Continue reading

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Lack of Intelligence

Our finest intelligence brains/ Took very considerable pains/ To spy on Left lecturers/ Thought to be treacherous/ Missing the Blunts & Macleans./// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/revealed-how-mi5-watched-the-wrong-marxist-oxbridge-academics–christopher-hill-and-eric-hobsbawn-9814170.html Our finest intelligence brains Took very considerable pains To spy on Left lecturers Thought to be treacherous Missing the Blunts & … Continue reading

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Czech Mate’s Endgame

So farewell then Vaclav Havel/Who helped the Cold War to unravel/A playwright & dissident/Then later president/Not a bad distance to travel. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16237209

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