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A little bit of Wimbledon History

In the early 90s I was working for the Daily Mail in London and was fortunate enough to live in Wimbledon. The SW19 post code covers a vast area and contains both massive multi-million pound houses, situated in Wimbledon village, … Continue reading

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Long to reign over us…..

The Queen is quite rightly embarking on a year of celebrations to mark her 60 years on the throne. She has seen off eleven british prime ministers, attended thousand of sporting events, and probably covered every inch of the UK … Continue reading

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Three cheers for Theodora Dallas

The Juror imprisoned for checking Google should be applauded There is no surprise that the full weight of the law has crashed down on Theodora Dallas. A court of law is one of the few places where knowledge is still … Continue reading

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What is it about Star Wars?

Did George Lucas know what he was doing?   When he sold the idea to shoot a film of cowboys in space, did George Lucas really guess that his creation would last so long, burned into the psyche of western … Continue reading

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Tom Harris’s downfall

I am afraid Ego got the better of you here, Tom   I am sure it raised a laugh in the Westminster village where they have heard of Joan McAlpine, but it meant nothing to nearly everyone else. Too much … Continue reading

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