Tag Archives: Sir Hugh Orde

End the farce at New Scotland Yard!


As part of the famous handbag scene in Oscar Wilde’s farce, The Importance of Being Earnest, Lady Bracknell declares ‘To lose one parent, Mr. Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose both looks like carelessness.’ This same epithet … Continue reading

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A Policemans lot is not a happy one!


This years Centenary of the death of WS Gilbert commemorates the man who wrote these words as part of his Operetta, Pirates of Penzance ‘Our feelings we with difficulty smother, when Constabulary duty’s to be done, Ah, take one consideration with another, a policeman’s lot is not … Continue reading

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