Monthly Archives: October 2019

Monos – a review

‘Monos’ is Spanish for monkeys. That out of the way, the next thing to report is, critics who say a new talent has emerged in cinematic art are correct, even if it is Alejandro Landes’ third film. But whether he can learn … Continue reading

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Scotland – Now What?

A long sentence: From listening to people bemused by an SNP intent on saving England from self-harming rather than saving Scotland from getting shackled for decades to come, SNP energy is squandered not preparing Scotland’s electorate for the benefits and … Continue reading

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Car News: Dirty Lobbyists

A weekly look at all that sucks in the car world, plus some good bits There are lots of reasons to take a weekly look at big business in the form of the motor industry, but here is one reason … Continue reading

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Car News – Green Plates

A weekly look at all that sucks in the car world, plus some good bits Every so often Westminster’s departments come up with truly wild ideas, remove Scotland’s constitutional rights one day, stick green registration plates on cars the next. … Continue reading

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The Queen in Paradise

Watching an old lady weighed down by age and a lot of ill-gotten jewellery, pretend she is above politics, giving a speech of ideas that won’t see the light of day, written by an Etonian bounder and political charlatan, doesn’t make … Continue reading

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Car News: Mr Fixit

A week look at all the sucks in the car world, plus some good bits If like me you drive an old car, or if you drive a classic car, that is something from the Sixties or Seventies, sooner or … Continue reading

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Joker – a review

A “masterpiece” scream giant, in-your-face billboards in Edinburgh, white on black, night illuminated, ranks of 5 stars above newspaper titles. That’s pretty impressive, pretty bold, confident, but is it nothing more than Hollywood hyperbole? To cut to the summation: the acting and … Continue reading

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Car News: Curbing SUVs

Your weekly look at all that sucks in the car world, plus some good bits Not safe at any speed Has a backlash begun against giant SUVs crowding out our streets, roads and parking bays? If so, it’s taken a … Continue reading

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Iceland – In Control

This essay follows on from the previous one relating how Iceland tackled and beat the Great Bank Heist – see footnote – its crooked bankers and politicians, Gordon Brown and the might of the corrupt British state. The text of this week’s … Continue reading

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Car News: Iceland on Diesel

A weekly look at all that sucks in the car world, plus some good bits Iceland has conventional tarmac roads, a three kilometer long toll tunnel too, but once you leave the capital of Reykjavik good roads become fewer and … Continue reading

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