Archives for June 2018

Zap Pow Kaboom!

The Beano. It was an important part of my childhood. Yours too perhaps. The Beano was created in 1938 in Scotland by DC Thomson the publisher. I have cherished Dennis the Menace and Gnasher ever since. Whoever says I'm biased against the Scots should learn to laugh a little. At themselves. Yes, the …
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The Minister who Came to Tea

The earnest chap in the light blue shirt  ( top left of my picture, behind  the plate of mouth-watering dainties) is no less a figure than Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Environment. He's been pressing the flesh and sampling a lot of Exmoor's excellent hospitality. He's also met with farmers …
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