Romancing the stones

The desecration of monuments is a hot topic today: ISIS and other actors in the Middle East are being regularly, widely and rightly castigated for their destruction of world heritage sites, something for which US troops were already being criticised in the earliest stages of the Iraq War. It’s not a new trend: the price…

3 Winters review for London Theatre Guide

Croatia’s recent political history, nicely summarised for us in the 3 Winters programme (but even then, it takes three closely-typed pages) makes Northern Ireland look like a squabble at a children’s tea party. Massive shifts in ideology and outlook, from Capitalism to Communism and back again, would turn patriots into traitors overnight: “When we lost…