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Nosemonkey's EUtopia

In search of a European identity

January 1, 2014
by Nosemonkey
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The Myth Of Western Civilization

What is ostensibly a review of Tony Judt’s astounding Postwar ends up something rather wonderful: http://m.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/12/the-myth-of-western-civilization/282704/ “Nations seem to require myth… the European super-nation has long needed to believe itself above the world, above native America, above Asia, and particularly … Continue reading

May 26, 2012
by Nosemonkey
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Eurovision 2012

Oh God… Two minutes in, and it’s the campest thing I’ve seen all year. This is going to be excellent… Three minutes in, it’s not exactly a *European* opening, is it? Rather Middle Eastern, I’d have said. Four minutes in, … Continue reading

May 26, 2012
by Nosemonkey
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Trying out asides from my mobile. Full-on high-tech, me…

If this works, the likelihood of typos on here increases significantly – but so does the likelihood of miniature musings on the move…

May 26, 2012
by Nosemonkey
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Missed me?

So, it’s been a while… But now I’m seriously pondering a bit more blogging action on this place. Good old Jon Worth has got the back end up to date for me, and I’ve just installed a new theme to … Continue reading