Inspiration for ‘Viking Saga’ Revealed


 On a recent holiday I took with me a copy of John Bean’s “Trail of the Viking Finger”, which I had bought almost five months ago but had delayed reading. Once started I was entranced and had to be persuaded by my wife to put it down so we could go out for meals and enjoy evening entertainment. Read Story

Moderation is Not Another Word for Muddled Thinking

The key to the muddle is a confusion between nationality and citizenship. In Western Europe, in general, and in Britain in particular, they are seen as synonyms. In Eastern Europe – even in the Soviet era – (and to some extent in Germany) they seem to be distinct. Read Story