Monthly Archives: September 2014

Scruffy and angry

Well, well what a reaction Scruffy Banbury seems to have created!  I do not know where I suggested the litter louts in Banbury had a working class background.  They may well be working class, middle class, upper class, aristocracy or … Continue reading

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Scruffy Banbury

This is a picture of the pavement outside Marks & Spencer in Banbury’s town centre.  It was taken at 5:00 pm on Sunday afternoon.  You will note the bench is surrounded by cans,  plastic bottles and the detritus of modern society … Continue reading

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Proceed slowly, Cameron

Well, David, you have won and lost all at the same time.  You have won the immediate argument – just – but you now have a huge and long-term problem of securing constitutional reform that will satisfy most if not … Continue reading

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Scotland sees sense – now, will Cameron?

After all the media hype, it was very comforting to wake this morning to find that we still have a United Kingdom and by a convincing margin of 54:46.  I spent a couple of days in the Scottish borders, visiting … Continue reading

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Last Night of the British Proms?

I arrived home from my Masonic meeting last night in time for the last part of the Last Night of the Proms and could not help wondering if this would be the Last Night of the British Proms? The audiences in … Continue reading

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The Great Scottish Question

There is a considerable irony that I will be in Scotland next week to see my (English) aunt who is presently 103 years old.  She moved there when her (English) daughter and (English) son-in-law moved there with his work.   I … Continue reading

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