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  • The Valley Line: A new year and new beginnings

    The Valley Line: A new year and new beginnings
    Here we are into the second week of January already. I reluctantly removed the ornaments from my tree, wrapping each one carefully in tissue paper. I always hate putting them away because they are so magical and representative of places I’ve been in...
  • British MP spends week shadowing Dent

    British MP spends week shadowing Dent
    U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent had some advice for his British guest: Don't create a Senate. “Over here we have a saying, both Republicans and Democrats use it, we’re in charge so we Republicans will say, ‘Democrats are the opposition but the...
  • Review: East London built over for sport in 'Ghost Milk'

     Review: East London built over for sport in 'Ghost Milk'
    -------------------- Ghost Milk Recent Adventures Among the Future Ruins of London on the Eve of the Olympics Iain Sinclair Faber and Faber: 406 pp., $28 -------------------- Until lately Iain Sinclair's work was little known in the U.S. In the U.K.,...
  • Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist dies; Hitler assassination plotter

    Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist dies; Hitler assassination plotter
    Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist, the last known surviving member of the German resistance group that tried unsuccessfully to assassinate Adolf Hitler during World War II, has died. He was 90. He died Friday at his home in Munich, his wife, Gundula von Kleist,...
  • Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun

    Watching a Netflix 'House of Cards' get built at the Baltimore Sun
    A few weeks ago, a group of actors dressed as reporters clustered near a cafeteria in The Baltimore Sun building. I had to take a second look to make sure they were actors and not visiting reporters or editors. But as I walked by, one asked me if I was in...
  • Election System Could Use A Shake-Up

    Election System Could Use A Shake-Up
    The balloons, posters and confetti had not yet been swept up, or crying towels laundered, when talk turned to 2016 candidates. Good heavens, could we not have a few months' respite? But as we look forward, as eventually we must, shouldn't we talk...
  • The copy editor fudges

    In its obituary of William Rees-Mogg, sometime editor of The Times, Britain's Independent included this passage: Fraser Nelson, the editor of The Spectator, yesterday recalled the advice Lord Rees-Mogg gave him in 2001: "He said he took inspiration from...
  • Margaret Thatcher refuses to meet with Sarah Palin

     
    Margaret Thatcher would rather unveil a statue of Ronald Reagan than meet the real Sarah Palin...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: The Wednesday Five.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're running seriously late this morning, courtesy of the endlessly compelling reality television otherwise known as British PM David Cameron's appearance before the House of Commons this morning. The...
  • James Murdoch blames subordinates in phone hacking scandal

     
    British phone hacking scandal: Accused of enforcing a Mafia-style code of silence, News International chief James Murdoch maintained Thursday that he was not aware of the widespread use of phone hacking at the company's now-closed News of the World...
  • British critics applaud Meryl Streep's 'Iron Lady'

     
    British alarm at the idea of an American actor playing Margaret Thatcher, the country's first female prime minister, has been largely laid to rest. Early reviews praised Meryl Streep’s performance as Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady."...