Monthly Archives: July 2015

Grexit must happen today

What an EU shambles!  Last Sunday, Greece voted against austerity.  This weekend, the Greek left-wing government has put up a deal that accepts an austerity package but at a huge financial cost to EU members.  There are rumours that the … Continue reading

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Croquet’s demise – a solution?

As a regular reader of the Daily Telegraph on my I-Pad, I have been intrigued to see references in two successive days to the predicted demise of the game of croquet.  In Thursday’s Telegraph, an unidentified reporter predicted the demise … Continue reading

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National living wage – not good for all

Congratulations George, on a clever budget that wrong-footed an already weak Labour Party and cheered up our normally fractious and disputatious Conservative MPs.  However, I am afraid it is not all good news for potential supporters.  A national living wage … Continue reading

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Referendum lessons

I was in Scotland during the week in which the Scottish independence referendum was held, driving up from Oxfordshire early in the week and driving back again after the referendum had closed.  As we crossed the border from England to … Continue reading

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