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The morning after the morning after.

Just to be clear then: Do we get back the £350M? No, it never existed. We do lose a whole load of inward investment, though. Nasty surprise for Cornwall who are now a bit nervous that the government won’t replace … Continue reading

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Why we should nationalise *some* things.

In 1995, I took a contract at the Bradford and Bingley, working on a project that was to determine those people who qualified as members and who would, therefore, be invited to the annual general meeting. This was at the … Continue reading

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‘Without Real String Or Fish’ by Shriekback

It’s been thirty years since I first discovered Shriekback, somewhere amongst the music papers, Radio 1 evening shows and my handful of music loving friends. Standing askance to the new electronic sounds and shiny electro-pop that I favoured they provided a slightly … Continue reading

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Spock! (and The Zane Gray Incident)

During the 1980s, Ashley Jones, John Watton and Ric Francis had a band called The Zane Gray Incident and for a little while I was the singer in their band. I performed one gig with them – at The Lion’s … Continue reading

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Booths and the price of milk

Last year, the Minx came across a film called ‘The Moo Man‘ that she fancied seeing, so we went to see it at The Dukes, in Lancaster. It’s a great film and I highly recommend it. It tells the story … Continue reading

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My tuppence on #indyref

It should never have come to this and I don’t think there’s any denying that David Cameron’s arrogance in thinking the Scots wouldn’t have the guts to vote yes was what kept ‘devo max’ off the table. But we are … Continue reading

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The rise of the troll

Foreword (posted 29th Jan) Yesterday I had a lot of feedback about this post. Some was from people who appeared to understand my point and they were all positive about the post. Some related to @john_doe and resulted in me apologising … Continue reading

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