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THOSE glorious words from the pen of Robert Browning have, to me, never been more evident than in the last few days of yet another quick sojourn to the old country. Personally, for me the piece should actually be slightly amended, and the word England replaced by ‘London.’ A few…

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Leapy Lee April 19, 2018
I FIRST met Cliff Richard in 1958. At the time I was living in Finsbury Park, in the same digs as Bruce Welch and Hank Marvin, later to form the wonderful Shadows. The boys brought him to the house, introducing him as Harry and adding enthusiastically that, they were ‘going…
I MUST confess I thought long and hard about the subject matter for this week’s blurb. I actually had a number of events I could have covered, including the arrest of the OAP who, in the act of protecting his home and family killed a scum burglar, or the disgraceful…
OH dear. Poor little dinkums. Didn’t the sight of all those weeping willow wielders fair bring a tear to your eyes? Well it didn’t mine. These so called Australian ‘sportsmen’ were not sports at all. They were cheats. They weren’t crying because they were repentant, they were crying because they…
GREAT contender for our, ‘You thought you’d heard it all’ trophy this week. British police will now no longer attend any shoplifting episodes unless the ‘haul’ exceeds £200! Apparently, this new policy, which effectively decriminalises shoplifting, has been quietly introduced by ministers over the last few months. Well, we’re all…
NOT only is Vladimir Putin a gangster, he is actually your classic gangster. I think the facts speak for themselves. He is undoubtedly an egomaniac and a bully. He is surrounded by thugs, hit men and bent politicians. He rubs out or ‘subdues’ any opposition. As a warning to others,…
IRRESPECTIVE of those who would label me a racist. Or the luvvy ostrich brigade, who seem to be in permanent denial, after my recent trips to the UK I can, without fear of contradiction, assure you that the country, particularly the large cities, are positively awash with immigrants. London in…
WELL, the Finns may have been calling it ‘just another Wednesday,’ but when I found myself heading for the Piccadilly underground station, in a temperature of minus four degrees centigrade, (with a wind shear of minus 12!), it certainly felt like the ‘Beast from the East’ to me! Yep, the…
JUST when you think you’ve heard it all, up pops another ‘gem.’ This week’s mind numbing whinge was a real humdinger. Pop singer Jesy Nelson was accused of ‘cultural appropriation.’ My God. What had she done? Nicked a Massai make-up box? Pilfered a Pyramid? Wrong, it was much worse than…
THESE latest revelations of paedophilia and ‘sex for aid’ in OXFAM didn’t surprise me one bit. Frankly I also consider it merely the tip of the iceberg. I believe that just about all organisations that deal with children are positively riddled with these low life predators. After all, if I…
ONE thing I am heartily sick of are the increasing issues in today’s society that appear to somehow, cause ‘offence.’ Whinging snowflakes, the luvvy PC brigade and female libbers, who constantly inveigle us, seem to exhume more of this self-righteous, attention seeking pathetic claptrap every day. Well, this week I’ve…
I TRUST you have all been poised on the edges of your seats, desperate to discover the outcome of last week’s saga of ‘stag party shenanigans’? For the uninitiated, this involved our tale of the somewhat extreme party frolic, which resulted in the unfortunate groom, not only getting married, but…
Not being a particularly vengeful person, this so called ‘sweet’ act of retribution is not particularly high on my ‘to do’ list. However, there are exceptions, and one example I heard recently certainly fits the bill. Our hero, in this intrepid Irish tale, was on the verge of getting married.…
WASN’T too sure how to scribble this week; light or heavy? Do I attract the ‘slings and arrows’ or go for a few laughs? The hell with it, I’m opting for heavy (surprise, surprise)! The main reason is, that I am utterly sick of people reminding me that I am…
TO my mind, in theory, apart from his actual adjective use, last week’s statements of Donald Trump were absolutely correct. I reiterate a previous example of mine. If I manage to build a mansion in a town of cardboard houses, I don’t invite all those that dwell in them up…
ONE thing I did learn on my recent London trip was not to engage an Uber driver in any political discussion. In the main, most Uber employees are immigrants. True to any London taxi drivers form, they are, (or consider themselves to be!) experts on just about any subject you…
THE Ghosts of Christmas Past. That, I’m afraid is all that London (and according to colleagues, most of our other great cities) had to offer this Yuletide. This was my first Christmas visit to the great Metropolis in over 30 years, which is about the time I began voicing my…
IT’S the nature of the beast. Their whole careers and promotions are based, almost without exception, on their numbers of arrests and successful conclusions, ie, verdicts of guilty as charged. Consequently, any evidence or possibilities of innocence, are continually being swept under the carpet or disregarded altogether. It’s often only…
DELIGHTED to have been invited to attend the Westminster Parliamentary Carol Service last week. Not quite so impressed with the almost unbelievable lack of security which surrounded the event. Don’t they ever learn anything? Just two minutes from the terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge, and with half the cabinet, plus…
TWO things have been glaringly consistent on my latest trip to the old country, the almost unbelievable volume of traffic and the cold! Talk about the appendages of brass primates; the streets are littered with them! As for the traffic - well, not being the most patient of drivers, after…

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