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Kirkcudbright is a winner . . .

A Kirkcudbright business called “Made on Cloud Nine” entered Kirkcudbright in a competition and the town won a prize. Full marks for enterprise. The details can be found on her Facebook page HERE. And then the page detailing all the … Continue reading

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We are donating fire engines to Ukraine . . .

We are, I read on Twitter, donating fire engines to Ukraine. I wonder if this is seen as a good method of disposing of these old faithfuls ? They had a good outing in the Firemen’s strike of 1977, but … Continue reading

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Tail Wagginess . . .

For sheer tail wagginess this takes a lot of beating . . .

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Matilda Thorpe explains it all . . .

Matilda Thorpe (@tillythorpe) and Rosie Holt (@RosieisaHolt) are the saviours of the nation at the present time.

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The architects of the post-Brexit rot . . .

Professor Chris Grey has a slightly uncharacteristic outburst of opinion at the end of his blog post for last week. I have not copied and pasted the whole blog, but this tail end is worth five minutes of anyone’s time. … Continue reading

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“Further legal reforms . . . “

Note that last bit – “also prepared to explore any and all further legal reforms which may be necessary”. Seems like we have been here before. What will the next step be ?

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A Thoughtful Letter . . .

Lord Wolfson of Tredegar has resigned from his post as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice at the Ministry of Justice. I append below his resignation letter which, I think, well sets out the opinion and feelings of a thoughtful … Continue reading

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The Suspect becomes the Convict, but the ‘Lion of Kyiv’ is sure to keep lying

John Crace John Crace of “The Guardian” is usually good, but this one of his is worth preserving . . . Tue 12 Apr 2022 20.35 BST It had all been going so well. After his successful, surprise weekend trip … Continue reading

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EFRA Report . . .Don’t mention the “B” word

I post the above for the reader to draw his or her own conclusions. My own observations are that it is interesting that a House of Commons Committee has used the word “Brexit” throughout when Boris has explicitly said he … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable Reading . . .

I am currently reading “The Good Germans, Resisting the Nazis, 1933 – 1945” by Catrine Clay. I am ¾ of the way through and am having a short rest break. She describes very well the way in which the NSDAP … Continue reading

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