Category Archives: Personal view

Irregular postings giving news and personal views from the town of Glastonbury in England. [formerly to be found at : http://glastonburycomment.wordpress.com/]

Corruption rules — OK ?

Recent events in Switzerland simply serve to underline the general malaise felt by everyone — everywhere — that those in apparent positions of “authority” — in whatever sphere of action — are irredeemably corrupt; and are therefore not to be … Continue reading

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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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Dumber and dumber …

Just how dumbed-down can you get ? The Radio Times has just lost my life-long readership (70-odd years). My horror at seeing the cover of this week’s edition is inexpressible. What possible interest can I have in reading about Robert … Continue reading

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Boring … boring …

Regularly maintaining a web journal, particularly during the summer months — and especially in a town like Glastonbury, which, unless you’re some sort of an alternative freak locked in a time warp and into pseudo-spirituality, snake-oil sales and general weirdness … Continue reading

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Town Council staggers into 21st century

Mind-boggling news ! At last — at long, long, last — Glastonbury’s Town Councillors have gritted their teeth and bowed to the inevitable onward march of new media technology. From an attitude of : “over my dead body”; and : … Continue reading

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Back to normal…

The past two weeks have been so very wonderful weather-wise, that it has been a real joy to forego the time wasted in front of a screen and keyboard, blogging; and replace it with quality time spent outdoors – actually … Continue reading

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