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The Repair Shop: the idyllic show that brings me to tears | Ian Jack
In the BBC TV series, treasured objects are restored to their former glory. It’s a vision of how life ought to be, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack

Ian Jack

17, Dec, 2021 @12:42 PM

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The London to Edinburgh train ride was once a thing of wonder. Can it be again? | Ian Jack
Brochures used to tell passengers what they could see through the window. Now we sit and stare at our screens, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack

Ian Jack

19, Nov, 2021 @12:15 PM

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The Saudis may own Newcastle United, but it will always be an odd relationship | Ian Jack
The takeover of the football club has energised its fans. Yet the city of coal may find it hard to adjust to life with oil billionaires, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack

Ian Jack

23, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The climate crisis has made the idea of a better future impossible to imagine | Ian Jack
Despite all the analogies for this possibly terminal emergency, it is unlike anything that has come before, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack

Ian Jack

25, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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There are two sides to Glasgow. Cop26 will show only one of them | Ian Jack
The glossy optimism of the location is a sleight of hand. Old Glasgow has been left to decay, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack

Ian Jack

27, Aug, 2021 @2:41 PM

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From modernist myopia to civic weakness, our historic buildings have paid the price | Ian Jack
Liverpool’s attempt to turn its waterfront into a toytown Shanghai has led to its delisting as a Unesco world heritage site, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack

Ian Jack

23, Jul, 2021 @1:41 PM

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Janet Malcolm obituary
Staff writer for the New Yorker who wrote about the practice of journalism, art and biography

Ian Jack

01, Jul, 2021 @4:58 PM

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Rothesay’s decline as a seaside resort is not unique, but its beauty most certainly is | Ian Jack
Perhaps the visitors who crush into Skye might turn left at Glasgow next time, towards this lost resort, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack

Ian Jack

19, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Oliver Gillie obituary
Medical journalist in the vanguard of a revolution in science writing who argued for the benefits of vitamin D supplements

Ian Jack

21, May, 2021 @12:10 PM

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From Edward VIII to James Dyson: the yacht that tells a tale of British wealth | Ian Jack
The fortunes of industry and a handful of ultra-rich individuals are woven through the history of the Nahlin, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack

Ian Jack

15, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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An independent Scotland could turn to Denmark for inspiration | Ian Jack
Instead of looking south, campaigners are looking north, to the egalitarian models of small Nordic nations, says Guardian columnist Ian Jack

Ian Jack

17, Apr, 2021 @7:00 AM

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A tunnel linking Scotland and Northern Ireland? Fantasy has replaced British modesty | Ian Jack
The proposed route stirs memories of a lost, romantic train journey and is stoking the imaginations of politicians

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19, Feb, 2021 @2:50 PM

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