Monthly Archives: May 2016

Obama achieves greatness!

As he works through the tail end of his second Presidential term, Obama is clearly determined to set in place his lasting legacy and, lucky man, he has found his niche. He has apparently decreed that children in US schools … Continue reading

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What happened to Conservative enterprise?

It is well past April 1st so I had to pinch myself when I read this week that a junior minister in our government – and yes, a Conservative government, I am told – has issued an edict that the … Continue reading

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Euro demise inevitable

I am voting LEAVE for one simple reason: the EU has become unmanageable with 28 sovereign states that are utterly different in economy, social structure and democratic integrity.  There is only one way this diverse group of sovereign nations can … Continue reading

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Three score years and ten

I enjoy my 70th birthday on 9 July and I thought this might be an opportunity for modest celebration. Now, I am not so sure.  I have had to renew my driving licence and this has proved to be bureaucratic … Continue reading

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Booming Black Boy

If two different business men approached you asking for support in their plan to take over an ailing village pub, which one would you select?  A famous TV celebrity chef or a chap who had run a building company with … Continue reading

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Gunfight at the County Hall corral

Sounds like expectations of a coup from the Oxfordshire County Conservative Group were much exaggerated and the political guns were filled with blanks!  Hudspeth lives to fight another day.  

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Interesting times at Oxon County Hall

I am hearing that the Annual General Meeting of the County Conservative Group on Thursday might be “interesting”!  This usually means a challenge to the leadership so I await news of the outcome with amused interest.  I did wonder for … Continue reading

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