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Day of destiny ? ….

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Indecent haste….

One week later …. and only a day to go now. The cynical reaction from Westminster over the last week has been an education in itself as to just exactly how far politicians can be trusted to act in the … Continue reading

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Absolute panic….

Yes, well, that’s a very good description of the state of English politics at the moment. Thank you, Alex Salmond. The feckless, clueless, David Cameron seems determined to show that he’s no more than a totally incompetent, lightweight, political nobody … Continue reading

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I agree with Chomsky

Saw Noam Chomsky on BBC2 Newsnight tonight, commenting on the US attitude to today’s Big Brother world. And I agree with him. In my opinion, both Julian Assange and Edward Snowden are heroes — NOT villains. And they should both … Continue reading

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“Bye bye love” – RIP Phil Everly

Ah! The memories of listening to Radio Luxembourg whilst preparing for O-levels in 1957 — Elvis; Buddy Holly; and the Everly Brothers. Bye-bye Phil — you touched so many lives in that fabulous age, and gave us all so many … Continue reading

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Bring back the Bradbury

http://www.ukcolumn.org/bring-back-the-bradbury Well, it would be a step in the right direction, wouldn’t it ?

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Unwanted telephone calls

Every day this week, without fail, I have been inundated with telephone calls from agencies purporting to represent the government, offering to make my home a greener place in which to live. (This despite the fact that the ‘improvements’ they … Continue reading

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Christmas No. 1

Right, folks. Let’s make this No. 1 — it’s about time the world knew what was going on in the UK. For immediate worldwide distribution.

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