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A Place Called England 2012

I first published this post on April 23rd, 2010. I’ve modified it slightly, but I feel I can’t write this any differently now, to how I did then. Remember, no rights you have as a British citizen were given to … Continue reading

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Ramblin’ man

Here’s a quick one from reader David Evans, that wasn’t so quick to assemble. It’s kind of in the ‘I don’t know what to do with it’ pile, but it’s a wonderful bit of local transport history, and part of … Continue reading

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Sat on their arse in their four-wheel drive

I’m angry. Very angry indeed. Regular readers won’t find my displeasure over many of the actions of the coalition government at all surprising. Having been in power for less than twelve months, without an outright majority, the Conservative Party simply … Continue reading

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A place called England

Today, 23rd April 2010, is, as I’m sure you’re aware, Saint George’s day. Now I’ve always felt that it has never really been in the nature of the English or by extension, the British, to wave flags and do the … Continue reading

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