Ricardo Blanco's Blog

George Smiley’s anti-Brexit tirade

Listening to the audiobook of John Le Carré’s A Legacy of Spies as I drive home from work, I am startled by an extraordinary passage in which George Smiley is reflecting with his protégé Peter Guillam on their past as… Read More

Plus ça change

  I don’t usually post about politics, but I spotted this on Facebook, and thought it worth sharing. As we hear more every week about waves of parasitic immigrants and social security scroungers who ride on the back… Read More