1956: a defining year for Elvis Presley
Here delaying his gig to call a sick girl
UK politicians actually walking into television studios with straight faces and lying to the public
Ministers took to the airwaves to lie, not obfuscate, or divert attention, but actually lie about what Johnson had said
Mao’s deputy was asked if the French Revolution had been a success or not, “Too early to say” came his chilling reply
At the time of writing, France is in the middle of presidential elections. I’m predicting Macron again – but only just!
In the beginning there was the word…
Tim Bell (self-portrait) sends out a call to writers and would be writers to send in contributions for the second volume of Leith’s very own compendium of new writing: The Darting Salamander.