Category Archives: Jonathan Allen

The Last Banquet

Our host for the evening was Mr Allen and he laid on some exotic tastes of his own care of Osgrow in Bristol. Advertisements

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The Spy Who Came In From The Cold

A review from our very own Professor (not of literature) John Walsh. I have eventually managed to wade through (apologies to Hon Chair) ‘The spy who came in from the cold. For me, my edition was 249 pages too long, a four page summary would have been more than enough. The first quarter-third of the …

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Basil D’Oliveira: Cricket & Conspiracy: The Untold Story

I was at my Mother-in-Law’s house earlier in the month and went for a run. I thought I’d go and check out Middleton Cricket Club – where Basil D’Oliveira first played as a professional when he came over to England in 1960. It’s a dinky little ground. Looked a little grim at 6.30 on a …

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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

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The Stranger

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A Tale of Two Cities

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Billy Liar

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Churchill’s Triumph

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Round Ireland with a Fridge

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