Michael Noble is a freelance writer from the English Midlands. He has a BA in History and Politics and an MA in Victorian Studies. Read his blog on ambient and electronic music at http://contactlight.wordpress.com/ and follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/Contact_Light
Wednesday, May 15 2013
If there's a subtext to New Tricks, it's that modern policing is too cautious, too sterile to handle the rough and tumble of proper police work. To really nail the bad guys, coppers need to be free to be themselves, unencumbered by the constraints of political correctness.
Tuesday, April 30 2013
Despite the ever present threat of air raids, gunfire and ordnance, boys will still be boys and despite a seemingly intractable conflict, friendships can still develop in defiance of mundane borders.
Friday, August 29 2008
Covering Coward’s life from its inauspicious beginnings through his huge successes is a project of some ambition, and it is no small praise to report that it is done very well, indeed.
Tuesday, August 12 2008
The symbols aren’t sinister -- we’ve just forgotten how to read them. These days, if something isn’t clear in a literal sense, it is inherently suspicious.
Tuesday, July 29 2008
Old though these stories may be, they still have much to teach us about the quest for adventure and what we can learn from each other without even leaving the comfort of our armchairs.
Wednesday, March 27 2013
The State must do no harm to its citizens -- even its undead citizens. Thus, members of this society must integrate.
Thursday, March 21 2013
The future is already around us and that means facing up to its horrors as much as its delights.