Category Archives: Politics

Another hike in the Council Tax?

I see Thames Valley Police want to push up the Council Tax.  I have voted NO in their consultation exercise which did not seek to find out my reasons so I will set them out here.  I would support an … Continue reading

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The balloon goes up

I felt deeply ashamed to be English during the visit of the President of the United States to our country.  Regardless of who fills the office, we owe it to the office of that great country to pay respect and the … Continue reading

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Channel Four the Propaganda Channel

We generally watch the BBC national news at 6:00 pm and the Oxford news at 6:30 pm.  Increasingly politically correct, I fear and clearly pro-EU and anti-Brexit but, otherwise, fairly reliable for balance and objectivity. The same cannot be said … Continue reading

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Two views on Facebook

My first view on Facebook is that of a good friend who lives in Bloxham: Facebook for seniors.  To others of my generation who still do not and cannot comprehend why Facebook even exists, maybe try the following, as I am … Continue reading

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Beyond belief

Forgive me if I have got this wrong and relied too heavily on media reporting but it seems a 78-year old pensioner, Richard Osborn-Brooks, found his home invaded by two thugs both more than half his age and, I would guess, … Continue reading

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A resident’s response to SaveAdderbury

I am happy to post a response from an Adderbury resident to a SaveAdderbury web site comment that the anonymous author of that site refused to publish. “Oh really.  Everything I wrote is in the public arena and therefore cannot … Continue reading

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West Adderbury saga continues …..

Following my recent blog West is best or west is worst, I have received a request to post a statement alleged to be from the WARA Team. I do not comply with requests that are anonymous. When the WARA Team emerge from … Continue reading

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