27 April 2017: Issue 102
Invitation to readers
As the Shaw Sheet has now been running for almost two years, we are reviewing its content and form with a view to making improvements. The editors will be meeting to discuss this with any readers who would like to join them at the Albion Pub, 10 Thornhill Rd, Islington, London N1 1HW on Thursday 4 May at 1pm. Do come along.
The week’s news
It’s Not In The Bag, Emmanuel by Richard Pooley
What will the Mélenchon supporters do on May 07?
The Distortion Of The Political Process by John Watson
This election – just too simple.
Statistics And Other Fibs by J R Thomas
The election – just too complex.
Graduates Of The UK Unite! by Frank O’Nomics
Repay student loans by whatever means possible.
Slaves Of The Machine (Part II) by Neil Tidmarsh
An epic and extraordinary journey through a hostile sci-fi universe.
Earth Nearly Flattened by Chin Chin
Military response needed.
Country Walks, Exercise And Wild Flowers by Lynda Goetz
Good for us but the flowers are not doing so well.
Keeping The Sky The Limit by J R Thomas
Ely and Seville.
reviewed by John Watson
Reviewed by William Morton
Puzzles Calendar and Cartoons
May Calendar by AGGro
Cartoons by AGGro.
Crossword by Boffles: “…coming soon”
Solution to the last crossword “Down To The Pub…coming soon”