Monthly Archives: October 2015

Cyber pests

No – I am not referring to the myriad of people who send spoof e-mails that attempt to hack my personal details or the equally irritating marketing e-mails for items I would never want to purchase.  The pests to which … Continue reading

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Remembering Maggie Thatcher

Baroness Margaret Thatcher of Kesteven LG, OM, PC, FRS would have been 90 years old today (13 October 2015) if she was still alive.  Sadly, she died on 8 April 2013 after suffering a stroke.  Her daughter, Carol had let it … Continue reading

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Integration or segregation – are we all tribal at heart?

It is a brave public figure who debates ethnicity, integration and tribalism so I was pleasantly dumbfounded when I heard former Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, recently say “Some will not like me saying this but, in recent years, there has … Continue reading

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More power to local government? I doubt it!

I have been enjoying the Conservative Party Conference from my arm chair in front of the TV.  Manchester was always a long way for this southerner and, while I enjoyed Birmingham where I could stay on a narrow boat and walk … Continue reading

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