Daily Archives: May 3, 2010


An issue that is galvanising the local community here on the East End of Long Island, where I spend part of the year, is the proposed closure of Stonybrook’s Southampton Campus. The main mover behind the scheme is the President of Stonybrook, Samuel L. Stanley, a technocrat who has betrayed […]

Save Stonybrook Southampton: Axe the Fat Cats


It’s a rainy day on Long Island, I got back here last week, after being stuck ” under the volcano ” in Britain for a week. It was irritating at the time. But, in fact, it worked out well. It gave me a few more days at home and enabled […]

Of Volcanos and Baldrick; Dojo Films; Beckett, Clegg and Coleridge.