Monthly Archives: June 2012

Happy Days

How small minded can you get? When I get on  a train for a long journey I check out the imperialist. The person sitting in four seats. He/She  sits in one,puts their bag on another ,their coat is opposite,and their paper on … Continue reading

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The Cuts Are Working!

First you cut back on education which renders  the population  incapable of thought or judgement. Then  cut back on training which means many, not least artists haven’t a clue. Then you put on the Yoko Ono ” To the Light” show at the … Continue reading

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Triumph of the Trivial

Gay marriage? Who cares? After all many on the right side of the sheets are not bothering  and of those that do half  say enough is enough. As an  everyday subject marriage was going the way New Year’s Eve something … Continue reading

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Dreaming Spires,Brooding Stones

There was a time before  the Poles came when the Brits built for themselves. And how. A day spent in Salisbury with my Canadian brother looking at Stonehenge and the cathedral made me think. Stonehenge , now there is a thing, Built in 2000BC. People  know its there, … Continue reading

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Massacre of the Innocents

You have to laugh.  A no fly zone has been declared over Wimbledon Tennis. Quite right. As  the  straight out of an Ealing comedy Superintendent Dobson of the Metropolitan Police ,hello,hello,said,”You don’t want strange aircraft flying overhead if can avoid it, so from a security point of … Continue reading

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He Will Not Grow Old

Today is my birthday. I share it with one of my great heroes Eric Blair aka George Orwell. I am sixty six. I am celebrating because sometime ago a friend  did something rather remarkable. Syd Roberts was the golden boy of my  year at Keele University. Tall,red haired ,beautiful. … Continue reading

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Some of My best Friends

Now that the Labour Party has  finally come out of the closet and recognised that immigration is an issue ,let me stroke the elephant in the room. The other day the Spectator’s Charles Moore was returning  with his invalid mother from Istanbul. He had already … Continue reading

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