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To all those people who claim that if Jeremy Corbyn gets to be Prime Minister he will change this country beyond belief and possibly ruin us yet again. I say yet again, let us not forget that Margaret Thatcher did … Continue reading
“Religion is regarded by the common people as true, by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful” – Seneca the Younger.
This year marks the 59th anniversary of the Suez War, or Crisis as the politicians preferred to call it. To me it looked and felt like an all out-war. I know, I was there as a young sprog of 19 … Continue reading
Yesterday I watched the BBC Antiques Road Show from the National Maritime Museum on iPlayer. They produced a big steel sea chest that the presenter, Fiona Bruce, said that it was very old and hadn’t been opened in living memory … Continue reading
. . . now that Aprils Junes here, And whoever wakes in England, Sees, some mornings, that . . . it’s bloody raining again! My apologies to Robert Browning (1812-1889) for nicking his lines. Sorry Robert. I woke up … Continue reading