Monthly Archives: August 2011

THE LONDON BLITZ

The first aerial onslaught on London started in September 1940 when the Luftwaffer switched its tactics from bombing air-fields and strategic targets to direct attacks on the main cities of Britain. The raids disrupted the lives of everyone; sleep was … Continue reading

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THE LESSON NEVER LEARNED (Written in October 1998)

The last recession was in 1992. At that time these recessions were called ‘slumps’ and later ‘depressions.’ The government at the time referred to it as a ‘temporary economic downturn,’ which seems to indicate that if you rename an unpleasant … Continue reading

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