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Steyn interviews Douglas Murray author of ‘The Strange Death of Europe’

June 24, 2017 3 comments

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That’s the way it crumbles.

June 23, 2017 3 comments

Excerpt  from a book review in this week’s Spectator.  The book is called:

That’s the Way it Crumbles: The American Conquest of the English Language

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Brexit in Jeopardy

June 19, 2017 3 comments

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The Seduction of Violence.

June 17, 2017 7 comments

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I don’t know why I’m writing this.

June 11, 2017 19 comments

I don’t know why I’m writing this but I feel that it’s necessary to point out that the events of the last couple of years have clearly demonstrated how utterly useless is our political class. The Brexit referendum completely floored them. Consider what happened. Read more…

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Good for a laugh

June 10, 2017 4 comments

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DUP Manifesto and Election Broadcast.

June 10, 2017 10 comments

As it appears that the DUP is going to have some influence on our lives I thought I would post links to their manifesto and election broadcast. In the broadcast there are references to gaining influence at Westminster prescient or what ! I just hope that they realise that dining with the Tories requires a very long spoon.

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Apropos nothing.

June 8, 2017 Leave a comment

I found this joke on the Spectator Coffee House Blog.

“……How does a social worker fix a lightbulb? They don’t. They form a support group called ‘coping with darkness’……”

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Phew !

May 29, 2017 7 comments

I recently inherited some mahogany planks shipped back from W Africa in the early seventies and since stored in a loft. Thought I’d make a tool chest, hand cut dovetailed corners and all.  The pic is of the first fitting of the first tails and pins. I’ve cut all the tails but am doing the pins one side at a time to check the fitting. Anyway this bit has worked out not too badly. I had been worried in case it was an unrecoverable mess which can sometimes happen.dovetail290517

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Gimme a break

May 26, 2017 10 comments

Is there anything these people won’t endorse ?


Jamie Oliver Garden Furniture.jpg

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