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'I like my shoes': The wit & wisdom of Theresa May

Early years

‘As a child I had to wait until my father had finished his services before I could open my presents. It felt like a very long wait.’ – On childhood Christmases, 2016… 1,010 more words


Gordon Brown's Selective Anti-racism

Remember Gordon Brown? Who could forget him? He was dubbed the “Iron Chancellor”, who would “hit the ground running” as soon as he came into government. 1,289 more words

Government & Politics

Scotticisms in our Precious Union or Michael Gove and Sconglais

Perhaps Gordon Brown’s political career would have been more successful had he spent less time trying to reinvent himself as an Englishman. This unfortunate individual suffered from what is known as the… 2,307 more words


William Hill Plans 700 Store Closures Putting 4,500 Jobs At Risk

The title of this post is the same as that of this article on the BBC.

This is the first three paragraphs.

Bookmaker William Hill has said it plans to close about 700 betting shops, which could lead to 4,500 job losses.

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Thoughts from the Belfast Ferry

By Alec Ross

I see they’ve wheeled out Gordon Brown again. It feels very 2014 today. This means we’ll be independent very soon.

I just wonder. 625 more words


Day 1 of Training for Do It For Dom

Photo by Victor Freitas on Pexels.com

First time back in the gym since Gordon Brown was premier.

Went pretty well.

Googles “Does drowning hurt more than the gym?”

Monday mirth

Politically faultless accuratists should look away now.


Although many feel the Third World War is imminent, tonight I can announce that the already 40 year-old First Word War shows no signs of abating. 355 more words

Jeremy Hunt.