Monthly Archives: August 2008

Thank the Lord for Chris Hoy

As I suspected below, Salmond wasted no time in trying to go one better than the Welsh. Well done Chris Hoy for giving him such short shrift. However he will need determination, as will his colleagues who, I hope, think … Continue reading

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Olympics: celebrating Britishness?

The achievements of British athletes at Beijing, from all parts of the UK, are something in which all of us can take pride, regardless of where we live in the UK. At a time when Labour’s ruinous devolution policy has … Continue reading

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39 years on

So OK, this is a picture of Daphne and self at someone else’s (much more recent) wedding. But yesterday was the 39th anniversary of our wedding at St, Winefride’s RC church Lymm, Cheshire. Ruby wedding coming up in 12 months. … Continue reading

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Credit card fraud: lightning CAN strike twice

For the second time this year I have had to react quickly to an email from a credit card company informing me that my on line password had been changed. For the second time this was news to me. Contacting … Continue reading

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Council housing – why the row?

I often wonder whether Cllr. Steve Mama lives in the same universe as the rest of us. Being our last remaining Labour councillor must create some feelings of loneliness, I suppose. But his latest splurge in this week’s Kingston Informer … Continue reading

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Congratulations Helen and Marcus

Daphne and I join all their friends in wishing Helen Whately (our prospective parliamentary candidate) and her husband Marcus all the very best on the birth of a son, George, on 3rd August. Another new member for Conservative Future!

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