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English Humour. Drier than gin.

December 30, 2016 | 1

Many will be delighted to see the back of 2016.

We might be better to look forward to what exciting things are coming in 2017.

Watching “The Dambusters” on television today, I was reminded how dry the English sense … Read More

Review

December 14, 2016 |

Ducks on the Pill Brook at the end of my street.

This morning, I was watching a very brave journalist broadcasting from Aleppo in Syria.

I do not claim to have any real handle on the rights and wrongs … Read More

Hold the front page! Candidate wins election.

November 10, 2016 | 1

Oh, I’m sorry. But really. Can we not just get over ourselves?

What has actually happened?

The USA has chosen its 45th President (The 20th Republican).

There is some debate over the exact allegiance of some of the Presidents, … Read More

Keep Calm!

October 18, 2016 |

Every time I think things are calming down…

Sterling is down, the FTSE is up, consumer confidence is up, no down, no it’s…

“HARD BREXIT!”

“Boo! Soft Brexit!”

“Wait! No Brexit.”

I do wish that everybody would take a … Read More

Is Summer coming?

July 8, 2016 |

Andy Murray just won his semi-final at Wimbledon, so it must be summer. The weather doesn’t appear to have caught on.

Ah well. Maybe the sun is on its way.

Terrible events unfolded in the US – lots of … Read More

Tears and Tantrums

June 24, 2016 | 4

Honestly. What did we think would happen?

The United Kingdom is not terribly united today. A voting turnout of 72% has voted 52/48 in favour of leaving the European Union.

So, 48% of the voting public is feeling pretty … Read More

Brexit – The end of days?

May 19, 2016 | 4

I wrote a post about Brexit not long ago. You can read it here.

This blog is not really intended to be political, but sometimes I can’t resist.

The terribly dashing chaps highlighted in the photo are the poster … Read More

X is for Xenophobia

April 28, 2016 | 2

(Image taken from The Daily Telegraph.)

Xenophobia. ‘Fear of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange.’ Wikipedia.

More recently Xenophobia is understood to mean specifically a fear of foreigners.

In the best debut novel ever written by … Read More

BREXIT. Yes Please.

April 25, 2016 | 7

I love Europe. I have lived in several countries on the continent and visited pretty much all of the rest. I speak a few of the languages. My wife has an Italian ID card.

Whether it be for business … Read More

Q is for Quixotic

April 20, 2016 | 6

Quixotic – Extravagantly chivalrous. (Dictionary.com)

Acting with the desire to do noble things without realism. (Wiktionary)

In the best debut novel ever written by me, the protagonist, Sean has a bit of the quixotic about him. In many ways, … Read More