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The Plastic Hippo – yet again, fantastic. Love it. Sharp as a tack and grumpy as hell… Aboard the Coalition Discovery One Starship, Dave accesses the central core of the Andy 9000 computer. “Hello Dave. It’s about Alan Johnson isn’t … Continue reading
The Plastic Hippo. Bang on the money again. Please take a look – if he’s not in your favourites list, why not? The top floor of the Royal Bank of Scotland building in the centre of Walsall offers a magnificent … Continue reading
The sharp-eyed amongst you will have noticed that yesterday, Ian Payne commented on the post I made about him in which I expressed my sincerely held opinions about his latest missives to the local press. It seems that, as Jones … Continue reading
It really doesn’t seem like five minutes since I last wished all you readers a merry Christmas and a very happy new year. This last one has been an interesting and engaging time for me with the Brownhills Blog. I’ve … Continue reading
Something odd is happening at the moment. I’m not sure quite what’s going on, but it’s very interesting and I think it might be positive. It seems the Cabinet – those leading Walsall Council – have become aware of the … Continue reading
Yesterday, I like many others in Walsall, I was shocked to hear of the sudden, unexpected and totally unjust death of Walsall’s Director of Public Health, Doctor Sam Ramiah, who was taken by a heart attack at the criminally young … Continue reading
First up, sorry for the lack of updates this week, work has kept me away from the blog, a situation that will be resolved soon. However, in the course of my web browsing recently, there have been a few gems … Continue reading
Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently, you’ll be aware of the media hysteria over the windows at Darlaston swimming pool, which our masters in the press would have us believe were blacked out in an attempt to placate … Continue reading
The Plastic Hippo holds his anemometer up to the cold wind currently blowing through education in Walsall. It’s like the early eighties, all over again. Then I will begin. Once upon a time in a land far, far away, someone … Continue reading
The Plastic Hippo does it yet again. Wonderfully eloquent, incisive and prescient post, and probably the best comment on the BP affair you’ll read. Check it out now. Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the scouting movement, became a national hero following … Continue reading
I was going to wax lyrical about Walsall’s new member for leisure, recently elected to replace the hapless previous incumbent, Barry Sanders. However, it seems that the some-time commenter in these parts has beaten me to it, with such a … Continue reading