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Posted 1 day 9 hours ago

Last month, I walked to Kelbrook to settle a small debt with my chimney sweep. I wore my favourite shoes- a pair of trainers I purchased in 2005. They are no stranger to this blog; despite their holes, they are the most comfortable pair of shoes I possess. Until that Saturday, that is. 

Posted 2 days 8 hours ago

Not far from Bracewell sits Stock Village. Now it’s just a few farms and converted barns; once it was a thriving place. Its legacy is the bumps and humps in the fields nearby, earthwork remains of homes, smithies, stables and kilns. Why did this pleasant place cease to exist?

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Last week saw the 34th anniversary of the IRA’s Brighton bombing, an attempt to destroy Margaret Thatcher and members of her government. The bomb killed 5 people, including Sir Anthony Berry MP, and wounded and maimed 31. At the conference the following morning, a shaken Prime Minister proclaimed:

Posted 6 days 8 hours ago

Kat Kerr is up to her old tricks again. This woman is famous for her dyed pink hair and for having two angels give her frequent tours of heaven, including its various roller coaster rides. She boasts on her website:

Posted 1 week 6 hours ago

"Money never stays with me. It would burn me if it did. I throw it out of my hands as soon as possible, lest it should find its way into my heart."

-John Wesley

Posted 1 week 1 day ago

I thank God that the five judges of the Supreme Court have ruled in favour of Ashers Bakery's freedom of opinion against the baying mob of the illiberal equalities industry. The Equality Commission of Northern Ireland, the over-funded quango which gladly uses taxpayers’ money to harass small businesses, put a begrudging acknowledgment of the Court’s ruling on its website yesterday:

This case was about Mr Lee being denied a service by the bakery, which he felt was discriminatory.