Archive for month: March, 2012

Pain from the crass

26 March, 2012 (10:51) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

Gosh, what a lot of nonsense talked about last week’s Budget from … no, I still can’t do it. Perhaps in a few years’ time when history has had a moment to reflect on how a massively irritating and totally incapable schoolboy with a weird walk (it’s as if his buttocks are permanently clenched as […]

Fear we go again

19 March, 2012 (14:38) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

I’ve been frightened many times in my life. When I realised that 18-stone prop forward had actually heard what I’d said about him and was quite cross about it. When I drove very rapidly around a mountain hairpin, hopelessly out of control in some form of Renault, and saw a bus full of tourists heading […]

Tempus frogit

12 March, 2012 (13:09) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

I was going to be quick at the blogging this morning, what with the sun beating down and beckoning me into the garden where the daffodils are smiling and seeds need planting. So I dropped the children and hurried eagerly back. At the top of the hill was an elderly chap staring forlornly at his […]

Vive la difference

5 March, 2012 (13:35) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

Today is St Piran’s Day, Cornwall’s national day, the day dedicated to its patron saint. Now I don’t much believe in saints or nationalism, but I do believe in difference, so here in my corner of Cornwall it’s a pasty for lunch for me and yes, the black-and-white flag does fly on the back of […]