Monthly Archives: April 2016

Cameron’s private affairs

David Cameron insists that his tax affairs are ‘a private matter’. That’s when asked whether he is still implicated in the great tax-avoidance scandal that is front-page news today, the ‘Panama Papers’; as we know his grim and arrogant-looking father … Continue reading

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Cricket Lovely Cricket

I share most of the usual old farts’ disdain for T20 cricket (for foreign readers, the shortest form of the game, smashing the ball around the ground, with none of the subtlety and artistry of real cricket, the 3-5 day variety); … Continue reading

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Arab zillionaires and Mr Toad

This morning Robin Ramsay treated me to a cutting from the Daily Mail (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-3518400/We-ve-sold-soul-desperate-dash-foreigners-cash-writes-RICHARD-LITTLEJOHN.html); a piece about rich Arab playboys in London, flaunting their gold-painted (or could it be -plated?) Lamborghinis, festooned with unpaid parking tickets, in the streets of … Continue reading

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Invisible Bums

At first I thought it must be a second April Fool. (I’d already spotted the first one: ‘Royals pick Prince Philip to lead call for UK to say in EU.’ Very amusing.) This one featured Sajid Javid, our Secretary of … Continue reading

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