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Cartoon of Boris Johnson and David Cameron by Steve Bright

Expat Interview – Steve Bright (Part 3)

Part 3 of our interview with Steve Bright, in which he talks about cartooning as a career.

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Steve Bright's cartoon of PIIGS to the slaughter

Expat Interview – Steve Bright (Part 4)

Part 4 of our interview with top cartoonist Steve Bright on various matters of life in general.

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Gathering nuts in May

"Germany is a land rich in tradition. However, every land, excepting perhaps Antarctica, is rich in tradition. And even there, I expect researchers have passed their time concocting traditions for all seasons. They probably perform their own spring rites like the rest of us, only in November and wearing thicker clothes." Trevor's thoughts turn to Germany's traditional Springtide celebrations, which also include football, beer and - oh no - German folk music...

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Bad Christmas - Mike Jackson's collection of funny stories about Christmases that went wrong!

Bad Christmas

"Don't you just love Christmas? The feelings of guilt when that distant relative sends you a card and it's too late to send them one? ... The arguments in the kitchen as mother-in-law insists that you don't baste a turkey that way? No? This could be the book for you, then." Dave McMahon reviews a rib-busting collection of stories about other people's Christmas disasters.

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The Twenty Forty-Five

"Bored now, Prince Shuggie tossed the paperback onto the cheap plastic table. Like he cared that cheap plastic tables were banned. He'd inherited it from his grandfather. It was his legacy." In a short story, Mike Clark presents his nightmare vision of a re-run of the "Forty-Five" Rebellion - three centuries on.

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