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Civil War

1550 days ago

Photo article Mike the Vlach arrives and I meet his sister as well

My father's oldest Greek friend Mike the Vlach was due back at three. This being Greece he was bound to be late and so his wife Alega insisted I hang on as the day dragged on. Heck I had travelled by bus for nine hours to get to Metsovo and then walked for an hour and a half to get to Anelion to see Mike, I was not leaving. I could not explain this but I sat there drinking coffee and enjoying a lunch of lamb, rice and a lump of feta, I was going nowhere.

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1780 days ago

Benn sacked, Alexander quits #KeepCorbyn failing - who is most out of touch?

Oh dear. Hilary Benn was sacked by Comrade Corbyn for plotting against him last night. Now shadow Health Secretary Heidi Alexander ( who?) has quit. It seems more shadow ministers will follow and they all want Corbyn out - what don't these folks get about democracy?

Loyal members across the land, and a few folk like me who just wanted to show fraternal solidarity with Jezza, elected the bearded loon last year. Okay Labour backed the losing ticket in the referendum but those wanting to oust Comrade Corbyn were the real Euro loons who forced the Eurosceptic leader to jump onto a sinking ship. 

It is the ousters who were enthusiastic supporters of the evil Blairite regime that really

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1822 days ago

Ukraine wins Eurovision, its a bit political so here's what Russia should enter next year

As Ben Elton would say, " a bit political, a bit political." Isn't it sweet the people of Europe sending a message that we don't like Russia and that the Ukranians are all really nice folk? How right the EU was to meddle and ensure that the democratically elected rulers were replaced by a bunch of ultra nationalists supported by, inter alia, large numbers of Jew hating Nazis, which as their first act made Russian speakers second class citizens, thereby provoking an inevitable civil war. Oh, sorry we are not meant to mention the second bit are we. That is the inconvenient truth the twits who rave about last night's Eurovision campfest gloss over.

So I have a song for Russia to enter next year just to put the record straight

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