Monthly Archives: June 2024

Needing a happy ending

Forty years ago, in the summer of 1984, I read most of Jean Paul Sartre’s novel Iron in the Soul, the third volume in a trilogy called the Roads to Freedom. A piece of existentialist fiction, it is set against the … Continue reading

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Paying my way

The notices advise of road closures in two weeks’ time, the tens of thousands heading to the pop festival at Pilton will cram the routes It is 45 years since I attended the Glastonbury festival.  The attendance was 12,000, a … Continue reading

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