Category Archives: Politics

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Time and Age, Where Does It Go?

Everyone says time passes a lot faster as you get older, but does it? I can’t remember how quickly time passed when I was a kid. If it passed slower back then, was it because I was less busy? I … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Obama? (Tongue in Cheek)

I suppose I had better point out that I am English and not American. But, as we are all related and as a munchkin I watched every Western series and film ever made I feel a kind of kinship. You … Continue reading

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No Wonder They Don’t Vote

Dear Government Why is this government so childish? This is not the Common Room at Eton, nor, is it a Banana Republic. This is Great Britain, the clue is in the name. Start treating its people with respect. When David … Continue reading

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Religion and Politics Hmmmm

Why is it that people say, “No politics and no religion”. The most interesting, controversial topics in the universe and they don’t want to talk about them. This comment is usually followed by, “They’re boring.” I used to find golf … Continue reading

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Me, Life and the Universe

I like to keep my blogs short so this is going to be fun. It was three thirty am and so, of course you lie there thinking about life and the universe and I thought what a fitting way to end … Continue reading

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Me, the Left and Them

One of my chief concerns today is why so many people choose not to vote or have any interest in politics. In June I decided to experiment. I limited making politically biased comments on FB and Twitter and I changed … Continue reading

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Me, Olympics,People and Politicians

I was meant to be an Olympian I wondered if I would blog about the Olympics and as I’m human I guess it was inevitable. What I love about these events is the amount of people who get involved when … Continue reading

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Stupid me and the Nanny State

When I was younger I was obviously a little stupid. Of course I use the word ‘I’ as an euphemism for ‘us’. Why else were all those safeguards put in place. Zebra crossings became commonplace because I could not be … Continue reading

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What did the Arabs do to deserve us?

With a new war in the Middle East brewing I thought this was rather poignant. During August northeastern tribes caused a major revolt against the British. They held Baquba and other towns to the north of the Diyala River for … Continue reading

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Fuel, Crude, Pumps and Them. Are we really that Dumb?

All this palaver over the fuel price, as my dear American cousins would say.  “OMG!” At least ten people in the last three days have said how great it is that fuel has come down at last. 10p a litre … Continue reading

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