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“Sir” Fred Goodwin Becomes “Mr” Fred Goodwin

I am no fan of the British “Honours” System. In so far as there should be awards at all, they should be for actually achieving something. But the system of awarding a MBE to a long-serving midwife who has delvered … Continue reading

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The British “New Years Honours” Explained

Those dull days between Christmas and New Year can be brightened by idle speculation on the New Years Honours List. Twice a year…….on her “official” birthday and New Year the “Queen” awards honours to her subjects. Of course these “honours” … Continue reading

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