Squire Haggard’s Journal.

10th December 2016 0

Squire Haggard’s Journal was conceived when I was a young reporter on the Northampton Chronicle and Echo in 1943. Our weekly companion paper The Northampton Mercury and Herald boasted the oldest complete files in Europe, going back to 1720, and once a week it was my job to descend into the basement where they were kept, and make an extract … [Read on]

A New Mental Disorder; Trumpsteria.

26th November 2016 1

Bush Derangement Syndrome. A mental disorder first described by Charles Krauthammer in 2003 in which victims suffered an acute onset of paranoia about George W Bush; A conviction that all the evil in the world was due to him, from wars to the failure of the victim’s local supermarket to stock hypoallergenic turkeys. The Salisbury Review is proud to announce in 2016 the discovery of … [Read on]

Donald Trump’s Fargo Moment ?

12th November 2016 4

Any Brit who has spent time in America will have met a Donald Trump. He might take a seat next to you on the Red Eye from Boston to New York wearing one of those suits.  Unless your money is so old it has Abraham Lincoln’s fingerprints on it, America is a classless society which means, unlike Britain where the wrong sports … [Read on]

Canada abandons Free Speech

9th November 2016 6

The Canadian legislature is to make it an criminal offence to discriminate against transgender people and other people of differing sexual orientation, such as lesbian, trans, questioning etc. The question has been raised among academics whether using  the pronouns ‘he’, ‘she’ etc if the person does not wish it is discriminatory under provincial law. Citizens are advised to keep the new pronouns – up to 27 categories … [Read on]

Heathrow; The graveyard of the May administration?

25th October 2016 7

Mrs May’s decision to allow the building of a third runway at Heathrow may prove fatal to her administration. Her government is weak by constantly attempting to be all things to all men, and this decision shows how much she in thrall to powerful business lobbies. We do not want, as Boris Johnson put it so aptly today, ‘London to be ‘a city of planes’ just as New York is a city of … [Read on]

The worst conservative government we never elected

8th October 2016 2

[pullquote]The relatively unknown investment fund where Theresa May’s husband Philip works as a senior executive is one of the world’s largest and most powerful financial institutions, controlling $1.4 trillion in assets.Its portfolio also includes $20 billion of shares in Amazon and Starbucks, both of which were cited by the Prime Minister-designate in her pledge to crack down on tax avoidance … [Read on]

Grammar Schools; A General Election Matter?

11th September 2016 1

The prospect of a grammar school in every city in Britain terrifies a middle class left entrenched in privilege and wealth. Grammar schools represent a golden age in British education when a bright working class boy or girl could make it to the top ranks of government, science the arts or industry. A famous example of how grammar schools, even … [Read on]

Editorial; Autumn Magazine (Is Theresa May a crypto Remainer? )

7th September 2016 0

We either leave the EU now or spend the next two years, as one suspects Mrs May is contemplating, negotiating our way back in without voting rights. If she delays long enough ratification will become an election issue, with Corbyn offering us a surprise ‘Leave’. [pullquote]The Autumn Edition of the paper magazine is now available to download by existing subscribers or purchase – … [Read on]

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