Author Archives: pauljohnston
Panesar 5 for 129; Swann 4 for however many. Anderson 1. Broad nil for quite a few. Quod erat demonstrandum!
This morning’s Daily Telegraph reports that a couple in Rotherham, acting as foster parents, have had their foster children removed by Rotherham Social Services. Why? Criminal record? – No! Child abuse? – No! Why then? – Because they are members … Continue reading
With kind regards to Cornish Republican, these birds feature in a mosaic on display on the Canary Island of La Palma. Saw them there last week.
The failure of the House of Laity of the C of E Synod to support the consecration of women as Bishops has provoked the reaction from the Liberal Establishment that was to be expected. As a real, philosophical Conservative I … Continue reading
I thought everyone knew that the Sub-Continent is famous for producing spin bowlers of all kinds, off, leg, wrist, fingers – whatever. It does this because its wickets are, by and large, very receptive to spin bowling. It seemed the … Continue reading
Back in February I suggested that Cameron was trying to come to terms with the constitutional mess Blair created. I hoped that was the case. Instead he has created a further mess of his own. The Scotland Act gives the … Continue reading