Monthly Archives: November 2014

Smith Commission

Smith Commission On 27th of November, the Smith Commission Agreement saw the light of day. Is it a radical view of the future of the Scottish Parliament or a pig in a poke? Well, I suppose, the answer depends on

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Silly Songs

Limericks are fun, I hope these amuse. There was an old farmer from France, Who had a ridiculous prance, He went to the vet, Who made him all wet, Then led him a merry old dance. There was a young

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Come back Spitting Image

The news media has become increasingly shallow. It is less willing to openly challenge the dogma that lies behind government policy, preferring instead to discuss minutiae within neo-liberalism dogma than to consider broad policy themes. In an effort to fill time it follows

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US snowfall and will it impact the UK?

US snowfall and will it impact the UK?.

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Mind the Gap

Coalition Governments are inherently difficult to master, particularly so in the UK where they are very uncommon.  It is therefore quite an achievement for the Lib Dems and the Conservatives to have reached this stage without a break up, despite their

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Happy Birthday Fyodor “I believe the best definition of man is the ungrateful biped.” “If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.”

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A new tale  

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