Tag Archives: Shaftesbury

Wear a mask – but where?

Today I am preparing for my first expedition outside of the metropolis since March. I am going back to see my Mum in my hometown of Shaftesbury in Dorset.  I will have to take precautions with regards PPE as I … Continue reading

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Dr Geoffrey Tapper – “Balm for both body and soul – and from a politician to boot”

This morning saw the funeral of my father at Salisbury Crematorium. Here is my tribute It isn’t hard to write about my Dad, he was a very public man , talked a lot and was much talked about. He gave … Continue reading

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“Transparency – your tide is coming in!”

  King Canute was a wise king, he died (where I was born) in Shaftesbury, he was a Viking who became our Christian king,  he taught his court that he could not hold back the waves and that there was … Continue reading

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Our parents’ houses.

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Dissemblance and dissolution

    Britain’s most famous advert was produced by Ridley Scott for Hovis, it put my town Shaftesbury on the map for many people. A fake Hovis loaf still sits at the top of Gold Hill up which the young … Continue reading

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Up the football leagues we go! Come on #ytfc!

I am caught between spending another day at my laptop preparing for tomorrow’s launch of http://www.pensionplaypen.com or going to the Huish to see if Yeovil can overturn a one goal first leg deficit in their play-off with Sheffield United.  I … Continue reading

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On a snowy night in Oldham

Thoughts turn to the intrepid bunch of farmers, yokelling up to Oldham this evening to cheer on Yeovil‘s Glovers at Boundary Park. Oldham in the 5th round of the cup but without a manager and heading for the relegation zone … Continue reading

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