Issue 117:2017 08 10:Letters(Peter Wilson)

19 August 2017 Letters from Mr Peter Wilson “Gentlemen, Normal Culture for Norfolk Frank O’Nomics is indeed right that culture is alive and well and thriving in the boondocks.  He mentions several exciting events this summer in North Norfolk but that hardly scratches the surface as to what is available to the devotee of music,

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Issue 104:2017 05 11:Letter (Paul Johnston)

11 May 2015 Letter from Mr Paul Johnston   Sir, Reading JR Thomas’ piece on architects in this week’s Shaw Sheet (Issue 103 “Fading Icons:Modernism”) reminded me of a conversation that I had recently with an architect that my company (a property development company) is currently using on one of its schemes. I introduced him

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Issue 33: 2015 12 17: Letter: Listed Buildings

14th December 2015 The Editor Shaw Sheet Magazine Dear Editor Listed Buildings: Time To Revisit The List? Lynda Goetz’s fascinating article on listed buildings points out the very bizarre principles of current historic and architectural buildings conservation ideology, where ugly or second-rate alterations that Historic England would never for a moment countenance if submitted to

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Issue 20:2015 09 17:letters

17 September 2015 Letter Time is running out in the Middle East Sir John Watson’s article was educational for those of us sketchy about the last days of General Gordon. But I am uncomfortable about the parallels he draws with the current Middle East situation.  Gordon was in the Sudan on British government business and

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Issue 16:2015 08 2015:letters

20 August 2015 Letter Mr Corbyn’s priorities Sir Yesterday, as a registered supporter of the Labour Party I received an email outlining the offerings of each of the 4 leadership candidates, and 5 deputy leadership candidates. Here is Jeremy Corbyn’s: We can win in 2020, but only if we spend the next five years building

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Issue 14: 2015 08 06:letters

6 August 2015 Letter Labour leadership I think JR Thomas in Issue 13 might be underestimating the appeal and therefore the chances of Jeremy Corbyn.  I write as a lifelong Lefty who has not voted Labour for many years, preferring the policies of the Green Party.  I have registered as a Labour Party supporter only

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Issue 3: 2015 May 21; letter

21 May 2015 Letters The Human Rights Act Sirs, I was disappointed to see the otherwise excellent and balanced “Shaw Sheet” falling under the spell of the little Islanders with the suggestion that the Human Rights Act gives the European Court of Human Rights jurisdiction in the UK. The UK was one of the first

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