Monthly Archives: November 2023

The intolerance of the ‘tolerant’

The Christmas lights are going up in my home town of Langport. Well, I call them ‘Christmas lights’, according to the organisers, they are ‘winter festival’ lights.  This is simply a piece of secular bigotry. Of course, they would argue … Continue reading

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A distant investiture

According to the radio, the King of England was seventy-five years old today. Once, when he was a young man, he was the focus of the rapt attention of S.pmerset schoolchildren Our school television could have been a prop from … Continue reading

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Visiting graves

In June of this year, it was a privilege to visit the graves or memorials to High Ham men on the Western Front. Photographs were taken at each location, but some seem to have been lost. Bryson Bellot Lieut. N.S.Y … Continue reading

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