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2002: A year on the brink
Eric Hobsbawm's 20th century was short. Finding that the events that shaped the century did not fit neatly into 100 years, the Marxist historian cut it down to 77 - starting with the first world war in 1914 and ending with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The year 2002 similarly defies the confines of the calendar - but this year was long.
Temples for tomorrow
Those who believe that I should have trusted my instincts and not bothered may have a point. My aim here is neither to justify what I have done one way or another, but to say goodbye.
No refuge from reality
"All-pervasive fear of life outside the gates is a frequent result of this type of attachment," concludes Anna Minto, in Building Balanced Communities, a report published by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors last week. "Those behind the gates become detached not only physically but politically."
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