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21.5.42

Molotov is said to be in London. I don’t believe this.

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6.4.42

[Yesterday had a look at the bit of the by-pass road which is being built between Uxbridge and Denham. Amazed at the enormous scale of the undertaking. West of Uxbridge is the valley of the Colne, and over this the … Continue reading

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Orwell Diaries

‘When one reads any strongly individual piece of writing, one has the impression of seeing a face somewhere behind the page’, wrote George Orwell, in his 1939 essay on Charles Dickens.   From 9th August 2008, you will be able … Continue reading

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