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What a complete load of tommyrot

I had been reflecting on the issues surrounding Boris well before he got in as PM. But it’s only now that he’s confirmed his status as a class-act buffoon. That…

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Department of Injustice and wobbly Bertie

You have to be slightly aghast at the goings on across the pond in their high-end Justice Department. For this is what has happened. That bloke, General (nonetheless!) Mike Flynn,…

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Breath of fresh air and some reflection on Keir Starmer.

Seemingly now in most Japanese cities smoking is banned on the streets. I wonder when this will happen here? A Japanese diplomat arrived two weeks ago, was bowled over by…

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Still sitting Priti. Oh please give us a Chris Whitty

Let’s face it, Priti Patel looks like she’s very hard work. Mind you I’ll be honest that I can’t bear listening to her anymore. Unfortunately, it appears that there is…

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What a complete horlicks

You have to admit it. This is nay the finest hour for humanity. Nor for Chinese diplomacy. The arrest of the poor doctor who subsequently died of the virus is…

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The Bobby Jones Scholarship

The only constructive thing I’ve done on the writing front in three weeks is to pen an email to the editor of Golf Monthly to inform him of another way…

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I know Elie is nice but…

Yes it’s gobsmacking that the Calderwood lady went up, with her husband, to their pad in Elie two weekends in a row (sorry but I don’t differentiate between Elie and…

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Two glorious days on the Old and some reflection

What a tonic it was to get out on the Old on Thursday and Friday in the beautiful sunshine of still spring days. I played with caddie Dom on Thursday…

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For the life of Roald Dahl

I loved the way Roald Dahl described his daily routine. It went something like this: Up about 8am and my wife brings me breakfast in bed 5 days out of…

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0.1 per cent

0.1 per cent of the US population owns more wealth than the bottom 90 per cent. That is a phenomenal statistic and means that some Americans are seriously minted. I…

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