Tag Archives: Jeremy Paxman

For the Time Being: Geoffrey Hill

(The gradual slackening of the academic busy-ness is giving me almost enough room to remember that I have had a series of posts lined up almost ready to go for several months now. That ‘almost’ being the fly in the … Continue reading

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pax scotorum

(During the Dark Night of the Newsland Doldrums in August 2008, Guardian Blogs phoned me up on holiday in Crete to ask me for a response to Jeremy ‘I’m Scottish?’ Paxman’s assertion that Burns was ‘nothing more than a king of sentimental … Continue reading

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