Archive for November, 2006


November 30th, 2006

They’ve left out Panesar, again. Ho hum.

Dead Socialist Watch, #241

November 28th, 2006

Emma Brooke (no relation), “New Woman” novelist (under the pseudonym E. Fairfax Byrne, she wrote A Superfluous Woman, Life the Accuser, and others) and Fabian socialist, who criticised H. G. Wells’s analysis of “the Sex-Question” as being from “an entirely middle-class point of view” and helped to draft the Fabians’ first statement in support of equal citizenship rights for women; born in Macclesfield, Cheshire, 22 December 1844, died in Weybridge, Surrey, 28 November 1926.

This is for Patchen

November 26th, 2006

(The rest of you won’t be interested.)


TCB (Special Sunday Edition)

November 26th, 2006

Here’s Andromache, wrestling with a blue thing on a stick:

Dead Socialist Watch, #240

November 26th, 2006

Ernest Balfort Bax, founder – along with William Morris, Eleanor Marx and Edward Aveling – of the Socialist League in 1884; born in Leamington, 23 July 1854, died in London, 26 November 1918.

DSW, #5

November 26th, 2006

Laura Marx, daughter of Karl and Jenny Marx, and an activist in the French socialist movement; born 26 September 1845, died 26 November 1911.

Also her husband, Paul Lafargue, author of The Right to be Lazy, born 15 January 1842, died 26 November 1911.

Shirley Bassey on the Muppet Show

November 26th, 2006

Oh, I’m very pleased to see this again: