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The curious case of Branston Pickle and Westminster’s managed decline of the Scottish economy

This is just one of a small blizzard of tweets appearing over the last few days:

The ‘scandal’ concerned is the fact that Young’s Seafoods have decided to close their Pinneys plant at Annan in Dumfries and Galloway, with the loss of hundreds of jobs (confirmation of the closure was reported by the… 848 more words


I had a couple of cricket games this weekend, one in Wallington nearby Croydon on Saturday and a friendly at home on Putney Heath on Sunday. 338 more words



When I get involved in something, I like to go all the way and really commit my time to it. That’s why, without playing a single minute of a match for my new cricket team, I was going to pitch up to the AGM (Annual General Meeting). 217 more words


Bevvy Sunday

Assuming that the good weather from Friday and Saturday would continue into the last day of the weekend, we planned a long old walk down the Thames, via Hammersmith, over the river and back through Barnes to Murray and Shea’s for a few evening beers. 1,194 more words


Spring Break Adventures

Over spring break, I didn’t do much but babysit. I babysat almost every day and I had a blast with my nieces and nephews. On one of the days, I took my nieces to Young’s for lunch and to get out of the house. 158 more words


Duke's Head Re-opening

My company were invited to go to the “Grand Re-opening” of the Duke’s Head, a Young’s pub down on the river in Putney. Having been to a similar event at a different Young’s last year, I was keen to go again. 228 more words