January 30, 2009
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Lamb lives grime

TweetAfter Icelanders sending jumpers to Hull pensioners I thought it couldn’t get more bizarre. …Until I read that Norman Lamb is heavily into the grime scene via his son, and has even invested £10,000 in the career of one Tinchy … Continue reading

January 29, 2009
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Poor, Poor Alex Salmond

TweetOh dear. Oh dearie dearie me. Last night’s Newsnight contained quite a spectacle. Michael Crick was on the case of the Scottish non-budget with his usual terrier-like determination, charging round the Scottish parliament with his microphone to prick the pomposity … Continue reading

January 29, 2009
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£16,918

TweetThere you are. I thought it was only right and proper to record how much money Derek Conway has been asked to repay the public after overpaying his sons Freddie (£13,161) and Henry (£3,757). Tweet This Post Tweet

January 28, 2009
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Alas poor Heartbeat, I knew thee

TweetAh yes!Wicksie as the lead PC. Mr Derek as a young sargeant. Then Mr Derek as an old sargeant. Then Mr Derek as an old landlord. Greengrass. Then Greengrass’ brother, the bloke from Corrie. Then Greengrass’ distant cousin, the woman … Continue reading

January 27, 2009
by paulwalternewbury
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Pawnbrokers boom

TweetThere’s a string of companies/trades which are doing very well in the recession: AldiLidlsMorrisonsPoundlandPoundstretchersThe 99p shopeBayCar repairersShoe repairersSainsburys BasicsMcDonalds(Thank you Letters from a Tory for those last two) Any other offers? On a recent visit to Reading I noticed a … Continue reading