From the daily archives:

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

What could have happened in 1979?

April 16, 2013

 No, this isn’t one of our favourite, let’s turn back time and pretend that  Thatcher or X never existed, fun though those musings are – I’m posing a different question – and it is in answer to the popular myth being peddled at the moment that in 1979 Thatcher saved Britain. Well did she? And, […]

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#670: 2013, Dropkick Murphys, The Boys Are Back

April 16, 2013

Yesterday, we heard the horrific news of the bombs on Boston’s Boylston Street that hit the city’s marathon.  Two homemade, but apparently well-planned, bombs went off at one of the busiest points of the city as runners past through the finish-line.  Three people lay dead and of the other 176 injured, many will not walk […]

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Farming – The Final Frontier in the Dismantling of British Industry

April 16, 2013

My father went into hospital today for an operation. I have been thinking about him a lot today. He is a retired farmer. Farming was not so much a job for him, as a way of life. I grew up on a farm. From as early as I can remember I was out and about […]

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Arise, Sir Kenny Dalglish – The King of the Kop

April 16, 2013

Yesterday saw the 24th anniversary of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, and as such, now is an apt time to ask the powers that be to give a knighthood to Kenny Dalglish. I support Aberdeen and Manchester United. Kenny Dalglish has always been in the opposing corner – whether it be for Celtic, Liverpool, Blackburn or […]

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