Posted in October, 2016

October 29th, 2016

A Passion for the Hunted Hunter.

On the 10 July 1997, for the first time, I engaged my democratic right to peacefully protest by carrying my 2 month old daughter in my arms on the Countryside Rally. At the time I didn’t believe that even a Labour Government would pass such an illiberal and discriminatory piece of legislation as the Hunting […]

October 22nd, 2016

Let’s talk about Gary

“These couchings and these lowly courtesies Might fire the blood of ordinary men, And turn pre-ordinance and first decree Into the law of children.” Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Act III scene I Nothing changes. This is the first principle we must accept if we are to recognise the nature of our public discourse. As humans we […]

October 16th, 2016

Article 50 and beyond – One small step for a mild mannered man.

I have always wanted to write a novel. I had always hoped to avoid writing a suicide note. Some snowballs, I suppose, are destined to become avalanches. In our blinding and exhilarating new world, our private thoughts and opinions can now leap tall buildings in a single bound and end up instantly to be judged […]