Category Archives: News and views

My thoughts about current events and items in the news.

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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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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Hopes for 2012….

Let’s change the system As we come to terms with the idea that we shall work longer for less, and not reap the same pension benefits as our parents, we should be asking ourselves how we can draw some comfort … Continue reading

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