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Brace yourself for green belt battles


‘Til we have built JerusalemIn England’s green and pleasant land The battlelines are being drawn up, the weapons of choice hard-hats, architects’ plans, planning directives and bulldozers. Sir Kier Starmer, leader of the Labour Party, is putting part of his push to be our next Prime Minister onto the side …

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OMG. USA. WTF: Part 2

I fear your voice has lost its charm, Sauruman Well. This has been an interesting week.  I make no apologies for re-using the headline I used on the morning of November 9 2016 when it became clear that the United States had become so disenfranchised with politics that it elected …

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Great expectations

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Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things. Hands up who had 72 seats in the general election overall majority sweepstake? Nope, me neither. Many people thought we were heading, last Thursday for another hung Parliament. Others – me included – …

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