Drop of Honey

A highly-topical Burmese folk tale about political responsibility

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The recording was made in 2016, soon after the Brexit referendum in which UK voted to leave the European Union.
During the intervening two years, many people outside Britain have told me of their complete puzzlement about the widespread anti-EU sentiment. Today, faced with political chaos now the UK parliament has rejected the government’s deal worked out with the EU, this Guardian article suggests the answers lie in the attitudes developed after 1945.

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Their intention is just to show the range of my storytelling and give a flavour of a live performance.

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