Johnson Trickery and Plato's Cave with Johnson between flags

Johnson Trickery and Plato’s Cave

Boris Johnson at Eton would have learned all about Plato’s Cave. It was a lesson he took to heart. In Plato’s Cave, a row of prisoners are chained up facing a wall. Behind them, a fire burns. Between the fire and the wall there is a walkway on which the people who pass carry objects […]

Covid germ flying through the air shows we are all in this together

FIRST JAB AND WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER

It had started to rain as I closed the door and hurried off to get my first anti-covid shot. Scaffolding clung to the side of number 23 where two Polish painters braving the weather called to each other in opera accents. One waved and I waved back. An Amazon van pulled up and the young […]