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500 Days and counting

500 days ago, the London 2012 games finished and the £425M that the Government borrowed from the Big Lottery came due, based on promises they made at the time the funds were sequestered. Perhaps in the season of goodwill Maria … Continue reading

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On the route from London to Rio

The news reports from Brazil in the last few days have reflected something of a transition, to my ears at least. The voices that our media have captured as they attempt to explain the  unrest on the Streets have distilled down … Continue reading

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A pole to hang it all on!

At the end of last month, Mike Weatherly, MP for Hove announced via his weekly website posting that he believes that all publicly funded buildings should be obliged to fly the Union Flag in part as a response to the success of this years Diamond Jubilee … Continue reading

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