Brexit Chaos by Quentin Bates

Fifteen years ago I was on a work trip in France and the owner of the company I was visiting seemed unusually perplexed. ‘There’s been some kind of a...

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Open Letter on the EU Referendum by Barbara Nadel

This is a letter from one Working Class UK nobody to a load of other Working Class UK nobodies. The rest of you can read it too, I’m not...

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In, Out, or shake it all about by Quentin Bates

In a few weeks we Brits will get a result, one way or the other. Britain goes to the polls in a few weeks for its referendum on EU...

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Goin’ ‘ome by Barbara Nadel

Last week I went home. By home, I mean back to the London Borough of Newham which is where I come from. This is where my Hakim and Arnold...

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Review: ‘Thin Ice’ by Quentin Bates

People often say to me, ‘Hey, you! Get out of my garage!’ Well they did, but that was back in the days when I was young and disaffected. Now...

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Politics as performance art by Quentin Bates

A week ago more than twenty thousand people came together in Reykjavík’s Austurvöllur square and did their best to tell the government what they thought of it. Unsurprisingly, the...

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Sexy Beasts by Barbara Nadel

As far as I know, and correct me if I’m wrong (I’m sure you will), but I don’t think that crime fiction is over-endowed with drop-dead sexy men. There...

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Breaking out the kitchen hardware by Quentin Bates

It feels like the pots and pans are about to be brought out of the cupboard again. By the time you read this, they may already be being battered...

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Villains by Quentin Bates

I like a good villain. Every hero needs an adversary, and I find the bad guys (and gals) are often the more interesting characters to delve into, as well...

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