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Boris Johnson – In Other People’s Words

Yorkshire Bylines, 2 April 2021. The Daily Mirror breathed new life into the Jennifer Arcuri affair last week and brought the prime minister’s tawdry reputation back under the spotlight. His spokesperson claimed that Johnson had “conducted himself with honesty and … Continue reading

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RIP The Duke of Edinburgh

The old order changeth . . . Morte d’ArthurBy Alfred, Lord TennysonSo all day long the noise of battle roll’dAmong the mountains by the winter sea;Until King Arthur’s table, man by man,Had fallen in Lyonnesse about their Lord,King Arthur: then, … Continue reading

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Coggin’ on . . .

Not a lot to report here. We continue to isolate but I see on social media that quite a few folks continue to go out and about (maybe unaccompanied ’tis true) and advertise that fact and where they have been … Continue reading

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Rubaiyat . . .

As I grew up there were several little books in our home bookshelves whose origins I did not question, but I have it in my mind that they came from either my Mother herself, or at least from her family … Continue reading

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Keeping things going . . . or trying to

Went out about lunchtime to run the two cars. I have tried to do this regularly during the lock down periods to keep the batteries charged up. It also warms up the engine compartment and helps to keep the damp … Continue reading

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Nearly a year . . .

Another day, another Tesco delivery. A small energetic man, heavily masked who whizzed everything into the garage, showed the delivery note with one ,missing item and, after sanitising his hands and the usual tapping in of info on machinery in … Continue reading

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347 days . . .

Today is the 25th of February. The Tesco van has just been, and as an indication of how good they have become, our booked slot was from 12.00 to 1.00 pm. They put a message on their website to say … Continue reading

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Professor Chris Grey illuminates again . . .

I haven’t harped on about Brexit for some time as no doubt we are all a bit fatigued by it. But I suspected that as the effects of non EU membership began to crystallise items would become apparent that might … Continue reading

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The Reverend William Raymond Shinn

SHINN.On 18 December 2020, the Revd William Raymond Shinn: Team Vicar in the Dunstable Team Ministry (1978 – 80), Vicar of Round Green, Luton (1980 – 88); aged 98. The top notice above appeared in a recent Church Times, which … Continue reading

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Photos they wish were never taken . . .

Photos that seemed like a good idea at the time, but eventually come back to bite . . .

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