Great Expectations

About eight years ago I was asked to give an interview on Radio Dortmund. As part of the celebrations surrounding the sixtieth anniversary of the town twinning between Dortmund and Leeds, the local radio station wanted to hear from British people living in the city. There were three guests in total. Myself, a Yorkshireman and … Continue reading Great Expectations


  They say an Englishman's home is his castle. They have obviously never been to Germany. It is often said that the Scots have thirty words for "rain" and the Inuit have thirty words for "snow", statistics which emphasise a point which can equally be applied the German concept of "home". "Home" in English covers … Continue reading Revival