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22 thoughts on “Who really lost the Culture Wars!

  1. Mike Jones

    Masterpiece !

    Tawdry frogmouth ?

  2. deccles

    ‘Falling Towards England’ is certainly Clive’s worst of the now 5 memoirs. You do realise that Germaine is mentioned in the first and second volumes (i.e. ‘Unreliable Memoirs’ and ‘Falling towards England’)?

  3. Ern Malleys cat

    Damn Clive James!
    Sorry, … that’s Dame Clive James.
    I remember your mum from the cartoon about your schooling, where she passed you in Sexism Studies and Art. She looked lovely and obviously taught you well.
    Chicks rule, but they’re not good at wars.

  4. Vicki Grieves

    Love the Louis as a can of Pink Button!!! How appropriate – say where do you buy that ? LOL

  5. Denise Marcos

    Dogonauts, this raises a grave (!) question: which book would you LEAST like to kill you off?

  6. Mike Jones

    Deccles, I agree. I never finished “Falling Towards England” – which is probably why I’m still amongst the quick.

    Denise M – it’s risky, but War and Peace would be right up there in my leasted-desired killers.

  7. paddy

    [which book would you LEAST like to kill you off?]
    That’s an easy one Denise.
    Opal Sunset: Selected Poems by Clive James. šŸ™‚

  8. Denise Marcos

    Is there a book titled ‘The Ponderings of Senator Steve Fielding’? That would be my pick.

  9. Ern Malleys cat

    I presumably won’t have a say in which book despatches me, but I suspect the one most likely is the copy of Proust’s ‘In search of lost time’ that languishes next to the bed with a bookmark less than a quarter of the way through.
    I fear it will eventually lose patience and smother me in my sleep.

  10. Venise Alstergren

    šŸ™‚ Just bloody brilliant šŸ™‚

    I had a pretty wretched childhood and you’ve caught the over-all terror of one’s mum walking out to perfection. šŸ™ šŸ™

    All the same, a tree-climbing Dog Mum? That’s cool.

    šŸ™‚ šŸ™‚ Tawny Frogmouth: Brilliant; one of my favourite birds-on both counts. šŸ™‚ šŸ™‚

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