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About The Author

Born 9 December 1933. Former Royal Air Force person. Retired Church of England Clergyman. Father. Grandfather. Expectant Great Grandfather. Paid up member of the Liberal Democrats. Fervent Remainer.

Why so secretive . . . ?

Note the date on the front cover of this House of Commons Library publication . . .   Elise Uberoi of the House of Commons Library evidently prepared this document and it was published on 3rd June 2015 – over … Continue reading

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The Great “Majority” Myth . . .

It has puzzled me for some time that we are constantly told that “Leave won” (“suck it up”), that the “Nation” voted for “Out”, that there was a majority in favour of non-EU membership, that we have heard the “voice … Continue reading

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The Twitterarti . . .

Not many posts these days – too busy Tweeting . . . as chingford_lad. Se you . . .

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EU not so dreadful after all . . .

Jude Kirton-Darling is  a Labour MEP for the North East. She has a knack of digging out relevant stuff that you will never see in the main stream media, and then putting in language I can understand.  This is a … Continue reading

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Trouble at the tennis club . . .

Hello, Gregory.  I see you’ve left the tennis club ? Yup. Got fed up with them all. Oh ! They seem a pretty decent crowd to me. What ? Everything decided by the gents in the bar. Committee totally ignored … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of History . . .

One of the great lies much circulated before the recent EU Referendum was that we were governed by a bunch of unelected bureaucrats. The statement in itself was not at all clear as it seemed to assume that the bureaucrats … Continue reading

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The Great Dilemma . . .

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Montrose . . .

  A sea mist hung about over the fields this morning until gone 11.00 am, and it never really cleared all day. We had an odd sort of day really. We set off in the mist (sea fret off the North … Continue reading

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Glamis . . .

Off to Glamis today, but scarcely had we got going when the sat nav (Tom Tom Start 60) began to play up. I have no idea what was wrong with it, but I suspect that for some reason it was … Continue reading

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Exploring Arbroath . . .

Today we both seem to be sitting about not doing very much. Tired after yesterday I expect. In the late afternoon we went down into Arbroath to look for “The Old Brewery” which we had read about and which seemed … Continue reading

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