Author Archives: Guthlac

About Guthlac

An artist, historian and middle aged man who'se aim in life is to try and enjoy as much of it as he can

Well at least we’ll have the rain…

Well this is a wonderful start to summer…rain stopped play!   In between the bouts I have been able to get out into the garden.  One of the great things about this weather of course is that it is almost perfect … Continue reading

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If we must have an old Etonian as the next PM….

I suspect my support would be the kiss of death – not that I am a member of the Conservative Party (way too young and far too liberal!) . Anyway if we must have an old Etonian and Oxford graduate … Continue reading

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So it is starting to like Al has got it….

So are we there yet?   Is Alexander Johnson the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland?   No and No but I feel we might be getting very close after his significant win in the … Continue reading

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Up Alexander….

I’m really not sure I’ve cracked the likeness just yet but I have yet to see a less qualified candidate for the office of Prime Minister than Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson in a very long time.  A case can … Continue reading

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And the winner is….

Congratulations to Lisa Forbes the newly elected person to represent the constituency of Peterborough (she will only become and MP when she has taken the oath sometime next week. )    There are all sorts of winners and losers from last … Continue reading

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D Day…

So the draft dodger in Chief has left our shores after celebrating the bravery of many  thousands of his fellow citizens who didn’t cry off when called to serve – I’m not sure if that is ironic or telling?  For … Continue reading

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It must be unicorn season….

Because I am that type of sado I have been paying attention to the first week of the proxy war that is the Tory party leadership election and I have to ask whether any of the minor runners have actually … Continue reading

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