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Friday Links: 17 June

Happy Friday! Links this week are in no particular order because the government is horrible and everything they do is terrible. Right to buy put homes in the hands of landlords. Rehashing it will do the same.  I was the … Continue reading

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Recommended: A Work Bag

I have always resisted using a rucksack for carrying my work laptop to and from the office, I was given one when I was issued with the laptop but for the size of them they were bulky and single purpose. … Continue reading

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Friday Links: He’s still Prime Minister

Happy Friday! I’m in the office today, so this will be short. The photo is today’s breakfast, with berries from my plot. The news is still a garbage fire, here are this week’s links.. Unlike the Queen, King Charles will … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Still a republican

Happy Friday! If you listen to Radio 4 (I do, extensively) you would think that we were all thrilled about the Jubilee. While I don’t dislike the person, I still don’t agree with the institution. I happen to believe that … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: The Monarch Song Horrible Histories

Next week is the Jubilee and it feels like everything is covered in cunting bunting, I’m still a republican.. It’s all ridiculous so here is a silly song..

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Monday Miscellany: Mini Break

Happy Monday! Today, I’m headed north for a couple of days in my second favourite UK city. We’re headed to Newcastle, to go to the beach at Tynemouth, the Baltic and finally I get to go to Seaton Delaval Hall. … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Misty Blue – Dorothy Moore

Back to the music that you inherit, this one is from Ma. There is a story. She heard it on the radio and then went to the record shop and sang it because she didn’t catch what it was called. … Continue reading

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Friday Links: So over this

Happy Friday! Inane and Orwellian: a Queen’s speech to improve the life of Boris Johnson British Gas hires more staff to deal with rising number of struggling customers Sinn Féin’s victory won’t bring a united Ireland right away – but … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Things aren’t getting any better….

Happy Friday! Seriously, Tory party, there is no pooper scooper big enough to clear up Johnson’s constant mess Boris Johnson clings to office like chewing gum to a shoe but he is becoming unstuck Cornwall’s sleeping beauty: the tale of … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Handel – Hallelujah Chorus

It’s Easter and I listened to the Messiah over the weekend, Ma and I used to go to hear it every year at the RAH. I still have the urge to stand every time I hear this…

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