Archive for month: June, 2011

No left turns

27 June, 2011 (10:24) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

You’re not going to believe this. Trade union leaders earn money! Yes, it’s true. I read it in the Daily Mail. They earn big money – tens of thousands of pounds a year! They don’t give it all to the poor or needy, oh no, the hypocrites, they selfishly spend it on their mortgages and […]

Death and the midden

20 June, 2011 (10:09) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

The fox lay in the long grass, breathing shallowly, no mark on her body but pits around her in the soil where she had thrashed out with her strong claws. The end was nigh; she gazed calmly at me and made no effort to escape. A braver man than I would have found a big […]

Freedom at any price?

13 June, 2011 (10:29) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

What is ‘freedom’? ‘Free’ schools are one of the pillars of the education reforms proposed by this coalition government (we have been worrying about the dangers these reforms pose to small schools in rural areas like Cornwall). To education minister Michael Gove, who given his looks and background has to be a Tory minister by […]

Welsh sheep farmer contracts E collie

6 June, 2011 (10:52) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

I was in a car park in town last week, change-less. Until recently in South East Cornwall you could pay 20p for your first hour of parking, a policy the old Caradon District Council introduced to encourage people to shop in town centres rather than worship at the court of the Great Satan, out-of-town supermarkets. […]