Author Archives: Sue Rule

Cracklin Good Christmas Track Listings

Christmas Is Coming! Christmas Fayre The Boar’s Head Carol A Song For A Time Gaudete We Three Kings Shepherds Arise Patapan The Holly And The Ivy While Shepherds Watched Sing In The New Bring The New Year In The Cutty … Continue reading

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Pigs Year Track Listing

Lady Gray Davey Lowston Tom Paine The Magpie Doldrums/Waitin’ for the Day Ruins by the Shore How the Mighty Fall Morris & Molly’s Big Day Out Marco Polo Shipwreck Farewell to the Gold Old Harry’s Books Folksong Jack of Kent … Continue reading

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Choice Company Track Listing

Follow me up to Carlow White Owl Ashburton Summer Show Fhir a Bata The Unquiet Grave The Fall and Rise of Cousin John Flash Company Sally Free and Easy The Reluctant Mariner Dainty Davie Twa Corbies  The Juice of the … Continue reading

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Salted Track Listing

The World Turned Upside Down Arthur McBride Ripe and Bearded Barley Subject’s Joy Adieu Sweet Lovely Nancy Boys of Bedlam Why Soldiers Why/ Johnny I Hardly Knew You Poor Ditching Boy Kelly the Boy from Killane The Rape of Glencoe/ … Continue reading

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The Whole Hog Track Listing

The Miner Sussex Downs Turpin Hero The 51st Highland Division’s Farewell to Sicily The 23rd February Leaving on the Tide Hills of Connemara/The Long Room at Scarborough Welcome Cold November The Weaver’s Dance Sausages A Drink for Each Song Slip … Continue reading

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Silk Purse Track Listings

A Silk Purse from Pig’s Ear North Sea Holes In Safe Harbour The Winner’s Song The Miner’s Lifeguard A Florin a Day All in a Row Benjamin Bowmaneer Jolly Broom-man Rules of the House Sir Thomas Tildersley Sylvie! Sylvie! The … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of Liberal Capitalism

Contrary to what those of us on the Left are prone to thinking, liberal capitalism is not a many-headed monster spreading a black stain of poverty and death across the planet. No, really. It isn’t. So much has been achieved … Continue reading

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Winning the war, losing the peace?

I was born in 1955, into a world where we believed fascism had just been defeated. Britain and its allies had just fought a war against Nazi Germany; Hitler was dead. Fascism was dead. But it wasn’t. It just went … Continue reading

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Survival Is Not Compulsory – Why I Joined the Green Party

Sue Rule shares her personal political stance and explains how she arrived at it. I find it sobering, not to say somewhat depressing, to find the Green Party still portrayed as the ones with the wacky, impractical ideas. In fact, it … Continue reading

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Why We Can’t Afford Austerity

Why are the Tories pursuing a policy of austerity when it isn’t working, never can work, and succeeds only in destroying everything that is good about British society? I think its basically because it’s the only idea they have. They … Continue reading

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