Monthly Archives: October 2016

Ode to Hammersmith Bridge

Ode to Hammersmith Bridge Saturday saw me off to the City Arms, Hammersmith Bridge to watch the tv game of Arsenal smashing Sunderland. Bit of excitement on the bridge,as there was a jumper. We get them once or twice a … Continue reading

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The Aesthete

  The Aesthete Every month the must have FT’s, How To Spend It, magazine asks a character from the travel/fashion industry a few questions. Today I answer those questions My personal signifiers are my mainly tweed stable of jackets. Although … Continue reading

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Now You See It

Now You See It.   One of my favourite neighbours runs a film production company. He is also a motorcycle nut. 1200cc BMW ,his latest baby. Off  he roars  every morning. Except not this week. For the other day he … Continue reading

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I Daniel Blake

I Daniel Blake A sixty year old man with a weak heart who can’t use a computer has a problem with the benefits system. A single mother with two children by different fathers has been moved from London to Newcastle … Continue reading

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Thatcher She Very Bad

Thatcher She Very Bad Recently the so called Historical Writers Association voted Margret Thatcher(25%) the worst prime minister since 1916. The usual suspects were quoted as the reason. She created a social and moral vacuum, made a sense of community … Continue reading

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Happy Day

  Happy Day It started with a toast to the Immortal  Memory and ended with three cheers for our Hero. The Punch Tavern, Fleet Street with so much of its Victorian architecture intact, turned out to be a great venue. … Continue reading

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Immortal Muse

The Immortal Muse.   Today is Trafalgar Day. Every Englishman walks a little taller . The Immortal Memory will be toasted as I and eleven others sit down in the Punch Tavern, Fleet Street for a full English breakfast. A … Continue reading

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