Sussex Saga: a passive protest

Well the news is in and I can only respond with a Passive Protest. The Queen’s statement following the ‘Sandringham Summit’ appears to be offering everything the Sussexes want. Let me re-phrase that, everything Ms Markle wants. Now I cannot fathom which of two reasons would have led the Royal Family (vis The Queen, Prince…

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Just because all you hear is mindless chirping, ignore the cattle at your peril

Politicians should learn to listen to the people. “Because half a dozen grasshoppers under a fern make the field ring with their importunate chink, whilst thousands of great cattle, reposed beneath the shadow of the British oak, chew the cud and are silent, pray do not imagine that those who make the noise are the only inhabitants…

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A Modern-day Scary Faery Tale.

In the land of Assu there lived an incredibly smart ruler who was loved by his people. This ruler was blessed with very special powers. His ears had magic filters so that everything he heard was pleasing to him, and when these filters malfunctioned due to overload his mouth could shout a special mantra, ekaf…

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