Issue 165: 2018 08 02: The end for the Tories?

That’s not quite what I meant…

2 August 2018 The Strange Demise of Tory England The end of the line? By J R Thomas In 1935 George Dangerfield, a journalist and historian, wrote a book that instantly bombed (except among a small group of historians of modern history).  Mr Dangerfield had to wait until 1961 for the world to notice his… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: The end for the Tories?

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Issue 165: 2018 08 02: Darling, you shouldn’t have!

2 August 2018 Darling, you shouldn’t have! Households have slipped into the red. By Frank O’Nomics “Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure 19 pounds nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.”  Mr Micawber’s wise advice on household financial management has long been cited in… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: Darling, you shouldn’t have!

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Issue 165: 2018 08 02: The Lifeboat of Generosity

2 August 2018 The Lifeboat of Generosity More needed. By Lynda Goetz  I have today donated to both Wikipedia and The Guardian.  These are small contributions, admittedly, but made on the basis that I use both these services and should, along with others, contribute to their continuance.  I feel that if we all make contributions,… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: The Lifeboat of Generosity

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Issue 165: 2018 08 02: Letter From Yucatan

02 August 2018 Letter From Yucatan Mexican rainforest. By William Morton Yucatan is not one’s film-inspired idea of Mexico – a desert studded with cacti stretching away to distant hills.  It is carpeted with rainforest, receives substantial rainfall and is teeming with birds and other wildlife.  The rainforest sits on a bed of limestone which… Continue reading Issue 165: 2018 08 02: Letter From Yucatan

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What’s on in August 2018

2 August 2018 What’s on in August 2018 by AGGro 1.         WED * LAMMAS  (Quarter day) – celebration of the Grain Harvest * Athletics:  European Championships – Glasgow and Berlin. Inaugural event featuring rowing(2-5), cycling (2-12), gymnastics (2-12), aquatics (3-12), athletics (7-12), golf (7-12) and triathlon (9-11) * Cricket – England v India, first… Continue reading What’s on in August 2018

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