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Trevor Grundy | 1 March, 2024 | Category: Current News Features & Analysis

A puffin at Bempton Cliffs.  This much loved sea bird, along with tens of thousands more, could face extinction.    By Trevor Grundy   BEMPTON CLIFFS, Yorkshire, England – –…   Read more >

York’s Terrible Tower and the burning and slaughter of 150 Jews in March 1190

Trevor Grundy | 19 February, 2024 | Category: Current News Features & Analysis Uncategorized

The stairway at Clifford’s Tower that leads people in 2024 back to the horrific events there in March 1190. (Picture: Trevor Grundy)   By TREVOR GRUNDY   YORK, England –…   Read more >

Hail and farewell to Gerry Loughran – media legend and one of Kenya’s most decent of men

Trevor Grundy | 9 December, 2023 | Category: Current News Features & Analysis

Obituary: Gerry Loughran (1935-2023) The British journalist who did so much to maintain high standards in post-colonial Kenya is pictured holding his book about the birth and the ups-and-downs of…   Read more >

Welcome to Josef Stalin’s ‘Hotel California’ in Moscow

Trevor Grundy | 18 October, 2023 | Category: Book Reviews Current News Features & Analysis

BOOK REVIEW: The Red Hotel -The Untold Story of Stalin’s Disinformation War by Alan Philps (Headline, 2023 pp. 464 £22.00) Review by Trevor Grundy     The 4th century BC…   Read more >

Vicar who advised Kenneth Kaunda had kind things to say about hungry shoplifters

Trevor Grundy | 10 October, 2023 | Category: Current News Features & Analysis

John Papworth (with his kitten called Isolde) and Kenneth Kaunda in London in the early 1960s – fellow Christians and friends for life ( Picture: Trevor Grundy library)   By…   Read more >

Look back 70 years and remember one of the 20th century’s most obnoxious betrayals of public trust

Trevor Grundy | 1 October, 2023 | Category: Current News Features & Analysis

RIP: Encounter magazine 1953-1991:   The cultural-political monthly Encounter magazine was published from 1953 to 1991. Seventy years after its foundation, it is best remembered because of stunning revelations that, for…   Read more >

Different strokes for different folks but the same old Mugabe tactics underline elections in Zimbabwe

Trevor Grundy | 8 September, 2023 | Category: Uncategorized

The ghost of Robert Mugabe – like the ghost of Banquo in Shakespeare’s Macbeth – keeps popping – up at election time in Emmerson Mnangagwa’s Zimbabwe (Picture: Trevor Grundy)  …   Read more >

Grass roots anger mounts in post-BREXIT Britain after Tory promises to ‘take back control’

Trevor Grundy | 5 September, 2023 | Category: Uncategorized

Michael Gove, a key architect of BREXIT Scattering apologies like confetti at a wedding     Birmingham City Council . . .  bankrupt It’s the largest local authority in the…   Read more >

South African celebs tip-toe in the footsteps of George Bernard Shaw

Trevor Grundy | 22 August, 2023 | Category: Uncategorized

Tourist of the Revolution – George Bernard Shaw (with freshly washed beard ) on his way to Moscow in August 1931   By Trevor Grundy   The BBC’s Shinhai Nyoka…   Read more >

Russian and Zimbabwean media grow closer – but is this to tell the truth or just a propaganda exercise to hide the failures of out-of-touch and incompetent leaders?

Trevor Grundy | 8 August, 2023 | Category: Current News Features & Analysis

Russian schoolchildren at the Khatyn Massacre Memorial in Belarus.  The German Army’s atrocities at Khatyn are not be confused with the Katyn Forest slaughter of 20,000 Polish Army officers on…   Read more >