Monthly Archives: January 2011

Saturday, 29th January, 2011.

A Blunder . . . Perhaps A friend of mine lives almost slap-dab in the centre of Wales.   For some reason he is on some sort of political list. He received, quite out of the blue, a mail from New … Continue reading

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Saturday, 22nd January, 2011.

Yes?  No?  Maybe? The campaigns to vote in or out the proposal to give our Assembly law-making rights for our land have kicked off with all the excitement of looking at a dead kipper. The whole thing seems to be … Continue reading

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Saturday, 15th January, 2011.

A Serious Warning Often in this column, you will have noticed that I have mentioned the “Help Yourself” organisation.   Well, they would be the last to call themselves an “organisation”. They are a bunch of people who, having realised that … Continue reading

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Saturday, 8th January, 2011.

Cause And Effect Well, we’ve already seen the start of the effects of the once-promised-not-to-do measures of the ConDem government.   VAT has caused some interesting changes already. In our smaller towns, my spies reported that, though the smaller family-run shops … Continue reading

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Saturday, 1st January, 2011.

A Wonderful Welsh Winter The pre-Christmas snows came.   There had been plenty of warning from the Met Office.   And this is Wales.   And this is Winter. So the Welsh Local Government Association decided (after they noticed that, oh, deary me, … Continue reading

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Saturday, 25th December, 2010.

Quick Change Artists After the “Vice Cable Revelations” (shock, horror!) and the “secretly recorded” statements by other members of the Lib-Dem part of the Con-Dem alliance, I’ll bet there’ll be more such reports even in the time it takes for … Continue reading

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