Roy Kerridge; Pack up your Euros in your old kit bag…

8th June 2016 3

What is the use of worrying if we are to stay or leave ‘Europe’? The damage has already been done. Long before we surrendered our sovereignty, decimal coinage was introduced, immediately causing prices to rise. If we ‘leave Europe’, can we bring back the orchards of Kent and the cod of the North Sea? How can we repair the rift … [Read on]

Myles Harris; Warmhearted on Sea

7th June 2016 1

The BBC is very keen on Britain’s coast watchers. They like broadcasting little news items about the small army of male retirees manning the chain of observation posts along our coasts. Apart from obvious cases of bathers or boats in difficulties coast watchers keep an eye on the small boats going in and out of our harbours or off our beaches. They log how many people are on the … [Read on]

Theodore Dalrymple; Cocking a leg

6th June 2016 2

I took part recently in the annual festival in Hay-on-Wye. You could tell there were large numbers of radical young thinkers present by the prevalence of rings in their noses.[pullquote]You could tell there were large numbers of radical young thinkers present by the prevalence of rings in their noses. [/pullquote]was put up in a very nice early Nineteenth Century house … [Read on]

The Salisbury Review. Summer Edition 2016

6th June 2016 0

  Can’t make up your mind how to vote? Despite Brussels’ protestations that the EU Referendum is a once-only offer, if Britain votes to leave Berlaymont will be forced to come cap in hand asking us to reconsider. Without Britain the EU cannot survive. David (double-talk) Cameron will be forced to resign. The new leader will, hopefully, be Boris Johnson … [Read on]

Editorial. Summer 2016

6th June 2016 0

On May 1st Brussels decided, in effect, to extend the EU border to the frontiers of Syria, Iraq, Iran, Armenia and Georgia. They have offered visa-free travel to the EU to the citizens of Turkey, and are in negotiations to offer the same to the Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, and Kosovo (totalling 125 million people). Meanwhile in return for a fat bribe, … [Read on]

The BBC’s Cult of Negritude and the Relief of Raqqa

4th June 2016 4

Today Saturday the 4th of June, I wanted to hear news of the relief of Raqqa and the city’s population which has been trapped by ISIS gangs for months. Conditions are so bad, it is reported, that some refugees have drowned their children. There is no food or water, and, as is usual with ISIS, reports abound of men been … [Read on]

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