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‘Oh, Danny Boy, oh Danny boy I love you so’, but not in Southie and NOT in the St. Patrick’s Day parade.

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant Author’s program note. Have you ever been to South Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade? It is at the best of times a pitiable thing, ramshackle, disorganized, still smelling of the mother load that Billy O’Sullivan barfed on Monseigneur Murray last year as he bent down to bless the laddie, age 38 …

The tragic and enraging story of how Great Britain and lawful bigotry destroyed one of its greatest heroes. This is Alan Turing’s tale, and it will outrage and sadden you, if you have any humanity at all.

by Dr. Jeffrey Lant Author’s program note. In the darkest days of World War II, in 1942, Great  Britain held… but only held with the thinnest of thin red lines. Its valiant,  uncomplaining  people were worn, hungry, fearful and anxious and rightly  so, for never before had starving the nation into submission been so  possible, …

Watching the Spider of the Kremlin spin his webs. Fascinating, fearful, frightening, Vladimir Putin at his work.

March 2, 2014 | Author: | Posted in Dr. Jeffrey Lant’s Article Archive

By Dr. Jeffrey Lant Author’s program note. I have been ill lately, probably the flu that’s going round. If you’ve had it too you know how intrusive, debilitating and oppressive it is,  not least throughout the long stages of the night.Sleep is fitful, the bed clothes lathered by acrid sweat, the whole overawed  by nightmarish …