November 24th, 2011

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Stop the War Coalition: Cut War Not Welfare: Wednesday 30 November

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Cut and pasted from an email from the Stop the War Coalition:


Stop the War will be joining CND in a Cut War not Welfare - Jobs not Bombs contingent on the November 30th demonstration in London called by public sector trade unions. There will be similar demonstrations up and down the country - we urge our supporters to join them.

One third of the budget deficit could be wiped out by ending spending on foreign wars and scrapping Trident. Reports today say that even if NATO leaves Afghanistan the West will be picking up the bill for the keeping the Taliban at bay to the tune of $7.2 billion dollars annually.

The Cut War not Welfare bloc will be meeting in the North West corner of Lincolns Inn Fields at 11.30 am and forming our contingent at the demonstration at 12 midday. If you want to join the contingent please meet us there.

My feature on Stop the War is here:


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In terms of celebrating this fact, which image to choose is a no-brainer for me. It is this one:

The four friends from Emperor and Galilean - Agathon, Peter, Julian and Gregory (left to right).

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Three months after it closed, I still miss Emperor and Galilean. I miss it so much that my heart literally aches with the loss of it. My heart broke into tiny fragments the day it closed. There is no play that has spoken to my heart and soul like Emperor and Galilean. Never before, never since, never again.

It has everything to do with my personal circumstances and the personal journey I was on at the time the play was playing at the National. I am still on that journey ... let us see where the road takes me!