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They Are

May 23, 2024 Longrider 1

The enemy within. “I urge our political parties and all those seeking our votes to pursue a campaign that is hopeful: to resist the urge to scapegoat […]

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And They’re Off

May 22, 2024 Longrider 13

So, July the 4th it is, then. Rishi Sunak kicked off the Tory General Election campaign with an attack on Labour’s economic credentials tonight, just hours […]

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Only An Extrovert

May 20, 2024 Longrider 12

Could have written this drivel. How important are you? So ­important that only other important ­people are permitted to speak to you? So eminent your […]

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Oh Dear, How Sad

May 20, 2024 Longrider 11

Never mind. Raisi was confirmed dead on the morning of May 20 after an hours-long search for him and Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian following a helicopter crash. A […]

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Gimme Gimme Gimme

May 19, 2024 Longrider 10

Compo. A parking firm has been trying to charge people to park on their own land, according to furious homeowners, threatening them with a £100 […]

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Dear Barclays

May 18, 2024 Longrider 17

Following the difficulties I had with Barclays, I immediately took steps to change banks. That is now complete, so I thought it was time to […]

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There’s a Surprise

May 17, 2024 Longrider 9

ARC Vehicle has filed for bankruptcy. Arc Vehicle, the brand behind the Vector, used funding from Jaguar Land Rover in its initial start-up phase before […]

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May 15, 2024 Longrider 10

This letter is sellotaped to the window of the local test centre. Yes, it’s dated February, but I don’t usually go into the waiting room, […]

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May 12, 2024 Longrider 13

This is how you deal with these petulant spoiled children. Birmingham has become the first British university to threaten students with arrest or legal action if […]

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A Milestone

May 12, 2024 Longrider 26

As we grow up and older, we pass milestones along our journey. My first day at school is embedded in my memory. I didn’t like […]