Daily Archives: October 3, 2007

Strange and unusual punishment watch

The acceptable face of modern firefighting You’ve got to have at least some sympathy for these former members of the Blue Watch at Avonmouth fire station who have been disciplined, demoted and had their wages docked for disturbing a gay … Continue reading

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"The geese are flying south from Slimbridge early this autumn"

With a Bash the Rich march through Notting Hill – perhaps heralding the greatest resurgence of english anarchism in at least a generation – scheduled to take place precisely one month from now, has the publisher of Ian Bone’s Bash … Continue reading

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The life and times of Michael Cocks #2

Cocks was known as a very keen but not especially skilled cricketer. He would even extend special whip’s dispensations to Labour MPs absent from votes if they were playing for the Lords and Commons team. He was once sought urgently … Continue reading

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