The Howling Owl
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The Howling Owl

Essay

In Praise of Hairdressers

The guardians of civilisation

The threat of nuclear war concentrates the mind. You ponder what is important— what, beyond the fripperies of life, gives purpose and hope. In short, the things you would want if you were marooned on that mythical desert island.

We would each want our family, of course, or at least certain members of it. But…

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