Issue 133: 2017 12 14: Bitcoin or Bitcon (Chin Chin)

14 December 2017 Bitcoin or Bitcon A most reliable algorithm. By Chin Chin Bastards, what do they think I pay them for?  Quick enough to take the money for managing my ISA, of course.  Oh yes, anything with plenty of fees attached is near to their hearts.  But tip me off about really top investments… Continue reading Issue 133: 2017 12 14: Bitcoin or Bitcon (Chin Chin)

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Issue 132: 2017 12 07: The Climb To The Top (Chin Chin)

07 December 2017 The Climb To The Top Selling sex. By Chin Chin Lying, cheating, dishonest swine, that’s what I say.  I’m going to get hold of the trading standards people and tell them what I think about that hyped-up nonsense!  That’ll fix the bastards!  Who?  Those bloody journalists, of course, the ones who have… Continue reading Issue 132: 2017 12 07: The Climb To The Top (Chin Chin)

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Issue 131: 2017 11 30: Autumnal Cheer (Chin Chin)

30 November 2017 Autumnal Cheer Tax return time is here. By Chin Chin For many, autumn is a sad season.  The warmth has largely gone out of the sun and, although the days are often bright, the weather is turning colder and wetter.  For those who live in the country it may be an opportunity… Continue reading Issue 131: 2017 11 30: Autumnal Cheer (Chin Chin)

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Issue 130: 2017 11 23: Ace Reporter (Chin Chin)

23 November 2017 Ace Reporter! Chin Chin turns to politics By Chin Chin Phew, the Shaw Sheet published my article last week.  That is a big relief.  Unfortunately though, my career as an investigative journalist has suffered a setback.  You see a crucial part of the “Panorama method” is confrontation, hassling the victims so that… Continue reading Issue 130: 2017 11 23: Ace Reporter (Chin Chin)

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Issue 129: 2017 11 16: Sexing Up Paradise (Chin Chin)

16 November 2017 Sexing Up Paradise An exclusive exposé. By Chin Chin It’s a Brave New World and a cold one.  Demoted from weekly to occasional columnist by the editors of the Shaw Sheet, how on earth am I going to get my articles accepted?  Something spectacular is needed.  Rebranding, yes, that’s the thing.  I’ll… Continue reading Issue 129: 2017 11 16: Sexing Up Paradise (Chin Chin)

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Issue 128: 2017 11 09: An Advance Too Many? (Chin Chin)

09 November 2017 An Advance Too Many? Chin Chin loses column. By Chin Chin Reduced to an occasional writer!  Well, I knew that there were changes afoot at the Shaw Sheet but this is ridiculous.  In I came, cheery as always, half an hour before the others so that I have a moment to tidy… Continue reading Issue 128: 2017 11 09: An Advance Too Many? (Chin Chin)

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Issue 127: 2017 11 02: Language and how to lose it (Lynda Goetz)

02 November 2017 Language And How To Lose It Evolution not devolution. By Lynda Goetz  Last week language featured in two articles in the Shaw Sheet.  Its importance to human cultures, ventures and civilisations cannot be over-estimated.  Some scientists have argued that language, as opposed simply to communication, is one of the features which distinguishes… Continue reading Issue 127: 2017 11 02: Language and how to lose it (Lynda Goetz)

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Issue 126: 2017 10 26: Cambridge – Once A Great University (Chin Chin)

26 October 2017 Cambridge – Once A Great University A literary adjustment. By Chin Chin Thank the Good Lord for the University of Cambridge.  Well, no, not the Lord in the sense of Christ or one or more thirds of the Holy Trinity.  That would be too exclusive, offensive to other religions or even worse… Continue reading Issue 126: 2017 10 26: Cambridge – Once A Great University (Chin Chin)

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Issue 126: 2017 10 26: Good Seed on the Land (J.R.Thomas)

26 October 2017 Good Seed On The Land Development opportunity: but for what? by J R Thomas Last week we walked gloomily across Britain’s wet and empty farmlands, harvest gone, fields full of detritus and decay, empathising with the nation’s farmers and digesting the advice of AHDB (that jolly quango, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development… Continue reading Issue 126: 2017 10 26: Good Seed on the Land (J.R.Thomas)

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Issue 126:2017 10 26:Who will preserve languages from extinction?(Atina Dimitrova)

26 October 2017 Who will preserve languages from extinction? and why they will do it by Atina Dimitrova ​Nelson Mandela said: “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”  Languages are the greatest way… Continue reading Issue 126:2017 10 26:Who will preserve languages from extinction?(Atina Dimitrova)

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Issue 125: 2017 10 19: What Is “Normal”? (Lynda Goetz)

19 October 2017 What is ‘Normal’? Towards a post-gender age. By Lynda Goetz ‘Normal’ is a word I have never really liked.  Many use it without thought.  According to the Oxford Dictionary definition, the primary meaning of the adjective is ‘conforming to a standard; usual, typical or expected’.  As a noun, the second definition is… Continue reading Issue 125: 2017 10 19: What Is “Normal”? (Lynda Goetz)

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