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JAGO IN THE LAND OF CAXTON - GETTING THE BIO TO THE PRINTING PRESS
Following the established pattern, here is the May Mailchimp newsletter recirculated as a blog. For the record, there has been no further news from the land of Caxton from any quarter. We wait - and dispatch more submissions.  MAY 2018 - UPDATES ON 'JAGO' A...
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JAGO STONE - THE AMERICAN CONNECTION - PART SEVEN
Even as I was completing my biography of Jago Stone, a new American connection was being made in February this year. Jenny Janzen, from Virginia in the USA, emailed me with the story of her connection with Jago through the 16 paintings of his that she and h...
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THE MORNING STAR LIGHTS UP THE ROAD TO CORBYN
This post is designed to give advance notice of an advert that will appear in the UK's only socialist daily newspaper - the Morning Star - with its circulation of around 10,000 copies a day. If you search Wikipedia, the Morning Star does not appear as a nat...
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JAGO STONE - THE PRIZE-WINNING PALETTE-KNIFE PAINTER - PART TWO
This blog, like last month's, is using material already posted in the current Mailchimp newsletter, my monthly update on the research and production of the biography of Jago Stone - and I've added some detail that has arrived since April 1st. Here's the lin...
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THE PRISON WISDOM OF JAGO STONE AND BARON GIDDENS
This story starts a week or so ago when David sent me an email. That's David Siggers, my friend in London. He is the subject of a celebratory blog I posted last year. Do press the link here to remind yourself of his story or discover it for the first time. ...
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JEREMY CORBYN HAS GOT THE WEALTHY AND POWERFUL SO RATTLED
The views expressed in this post are of course mine but I want to start by acknowledging my debt to - and admiration for - another blogger in cyberspace who composes his posts under the name 'davesrebellion'. He is David Rosenberg, an educator, writer, and ...
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THE ROAD TO CORBYN by ROB DONOVAN - PART THREE
The first post in this series now has 68 page views on the fourth day of publication. The second post - yesterday's - has 55 page views. No copies of TRC sold yet but I'm an optimist ... (here's that link again -  http://www.robdonovan-author.co.uk/TheRoadT...
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THE ROAD TO CORBYN by ROB DONOVAN - TASTERS - PART TWO
Sixty-four page views in three days for Part One suggests some interest in TRC - here's Part Two and some light, if serious, reading for you over this Easter break. First, more from the book itself - the end of the first chapter in which Pilgrim meets the I...
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THE ROAD TO CORBYN by ROB DONOVAN - TASTERS (PART ONE)
How ‘The Road to Corbyn’ began - and came to see the light of day In 2008 when the financial crisis erupted, I sensed the historical significance of the time. By 2010, I was compiling material from a range of sources that helped me make sense of what was ha...
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JAGO STONE - THE PRIZE-WINNING PALETTE-KNIFE PAINTER
This blog uses material already posted in my March Mailchimp Newsletter, my monthly update on the story of the research and production of the biography of Jago Stone. As I have explained before, the advantage to you of signing for a free subscription to the...
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