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on the everyday, the banal and other important matters.

  • By Joe Moran
  • Based in United Kingdom
  • Roughly four posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2021 3
2022 7
2023 9
2024 2

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

How to Know a Person
I reviewed David Brooks’s How to Know a Person for the TLS: David Brooks was raised in a Jewish family whose motto, he says, might have been “Think Yiddish, Act British.” He learned to be …
On , by mccjmora, 823 words
More Than a Game
I wrote this review of David Horspool’s More Than a Game: A History of How Sport Made Britain for the TLS. In his classic book Anyone but England: An Outsider Looks at English Cricket (1994), …
On , by mccjmora, 1,435 words
Academic tribes
I wrote this for Times Higher Education a couple of weeks ago: The people who work in universities are made up of two tribes: tragedians and comedians. These tribes view each other with bewilderment across …
On , by mccjmora, 1,816 words