August 29, 2009
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Superb eulogy to Ted Kennedy

TweetI’ve just watched President Obama’s eulogy at Senator Ted Kennedy’s funeral. It’s not often you see a standing ovation at a funeral, but on this occasion it was perfectly appropriate. Obama gave a moving, dignified and informative tribute which was … Continue reading

August 23, 2009
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Oh go on then…

TweetThere is a disadvantage to going on a camping holiday to the most beautiful place on earth (Fowey, since you ask). Or perhaps I should rephrase that. There is a disadvantage as a Vodafone subscriber going on holiday to the…. … Continue reading

August 22, 2009
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Danyl Johnson X Factor sensation

TweetMany congratulations to Danyl Johnson from Arborfield, who is a teacher in Reading, on his breathtaking debut on X Factor this evening. It’s not often that the words “Arborfield” and “Showbiz” go together, but on this occasion they indubitably do. … Continue reading

August 22, 2009
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A scorecard to die for

Tweet ….But I think I will be avoiding any contact with the TV or www.bbc.co.uk/sport for the next day or so. I can’t take the suspense…. Tweet This Post Tweet

August 22, 2009
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Simon Cowell's mirrors

TweetI preface this with the usual disclaimer. I did not buy the Daily Mail today but I did read it using a free copy helpfully provided at the excellent Victoria Park cafe in Newbury. Say what you like about the … Continue reading