Dr Biswell is currently earning an honest penny teaching creative writing at Manchester. While thus engaged he came across a remark in a student essay which, sadly, left us feeling that much though we love American liberals, they would be sadly mistaken in coming over here and thinking that we share a common language. ‘Malcolm […]
Archive for November, 2004
I was teaching Latin today, and was reminded by the exercise under consideration that the Romans managed without W. One so wishes that more recent empires had been similarly self denying.
I was in Oxford over the weekend –– purpose of visit, as the visa people say, was to give a conference paper. All that went off as well as could be expected, but when it was all over, I went off to spend the night with our good friend the Master & Commander and his […]