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Fox's Miscellany

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Latest ... Emperor Elon's ever-growing influence: from brain cells to Mars - click here

My music

Something Left To Say

To find my 12-track Through To You album + lots more of my original songs and music videos, listen free here


July-October, 2023 diary

Diary: July-October, 2023

Roses, penstamons, chilis, tomatillos ... ooh yes, and black tomatoes! To read my recent gardening diaries - start here

My poetry

Talking to the wind

Talking To The Wind

These paid-for therms want out Up against the glass. I feel their pane And wipe their tears. For more, click here


Laurence Sterne

The weird world of Tristram Shandy

The first book to recognise the sheer power and flexibility of the novel form. Read my essay on this intriguing work, here


Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

My review of this bittersweet comedy is part of my ongoing Shakespeare project. Check it out on my archive site, here

Book reviews

Tick Tock by Simon Mayo

Tick Tock

I'm not sure why I expected a thriller written by a radio DJ to be disappointing. More fool me! - More reviews? - click here

My short stories


The Nick of Time

"If I'd done Benson's once, I must have done it twenty times". But is time running out for Reggie? Find out here.

Opinion pieces


The scourge of groupthink

Jeremy Hunt suggested that the UK's slow response to Covid was partly down to "groupthink". Get my take on it, here

Other stuff

Washer Fox Coughlan nameplate

Working with Thatcher's fixer

"I probably saw more famous faces in that one hour than I'll have seen in my whole life" - find out more, here

My other websites

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Home Showcase
Design, décor & more!

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UK Sponsorship News
(sister to The UK Sponsorship Database)

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Richard Fox's Blog
(now an archive)

Other interesting sites ...

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Contact me

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