Tag Archives: Margaret Thatcher

Chuka Can! Chuka Can’t! Chuka Cant!

One of the things about being old is that I have seen a few politicians who were tipped for the top…and failed miserably. Michael Heseltine. David Miliband. Conall McDevitt. And Chuka Unumma. I suppose he could say that he is … Continue reading

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2020 Visions

I couldn’t be bothered listening to news about George Osborne’s Conservative British Budget yesterday. Normally I watch these things “live” on TV but yesterday I just watched westerns on You Tube. And I barely watched the News last night. From … Continue reading

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Cyril Smith MP : Nice One Cyril

One of the odd things about Blogging is the assumption that my readers are as much political anoraks as I am …or as old. Take Cyril Smith…Liberal MP for Rochdale in the north of England. Rochdale is a seat that … Continue reading

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Winston Churchill Dead!

Trying to catch up with the ITV News tonight. I am surprised to find that Winston Churchill is dead. Since 1965. So what makes this newsworthy? The Great British Public have had to wait fifty years to discover that those … Continue reading

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Stat Attack

Some interesting statistics from this Blog. Over the weekend a milestone will be reached in terms of “Views”. But coincidently the weekend should also show that the ” Views” for the First four months of 2013 will exceed the total … Continue reading

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My Big Fat Tory Funeral

I have taken to Muy bed with my iPad. The scourge of retirement is that TV is pretty awful. Right now, all channels seem to rest showing a new Reality show called “My Big Fat Tory Funeral”. Big budget for … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Sarcasm…Parsing Judgement

Those of you who watch the comedy “The Big Bang Theory” will know that a recurring joke is the inability of Sheldon (no relation) to understand sarcasm. Thats the thing with Sarcasm. “Do I take that at face value?” “Was … Continue reading

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