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I am English first, British second and never ever European. I have supported Oldham Athletic FC for 50 years which has made me immune from depression. My taste buds have died due to too many red hot curries so I drink Kronenburg beer and milk - sometimes in the same glass. I have a wife, daughter, 9 cats and I like toast.

In the UK It’s Raining Cats And Cats

There is a British national charity called Cats Protection (CP). Back when my wife and I first became involved in around 1986.…

David Niven’s War—Part II

The late great British actor, David Niven, did see active service during WWII and this is just part of that story, with much more to tell.…

David Niven’s War—Part 1

In this year of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, one of the first people I thought of was the late, great, British actor David Niven. I remain a huge fan.…

An Englishman’s Take On Fake News

The phrase 'fake news' almost certainly predates Donald Trump, but, I have to admit, I don't recall hearing the phrase prior to Trump.…

An Englishman Remembers D-Day

Seventy-five years ago, hundreds of thousands of brave men went knowingly to probable death to fight tyranny.…

Donald Trump And The Offended Generation

President Donald J. Trump has arrived for a state visit to London, AKA Blighty, and some people are unhappy with this. Absolutely fine and dandy.…

John Cleese Upsets the Offended Generation

John Cleese, the British actor and comedian has upset some people after remarking on Twitter that London is no longer an 'English city.'…

When A Joke Is Not A Joke and the Politically Correct List

I am finding, increasingly, that any number of things that I found funny, over the years, are now on the 'politically correct list.'…

UK: How To Reunite the Disunited Kingdom

Lots of politicians and, indeed, people in general, are discussing how the United Kingdom can ever be united again given the Brexit fiasco.…

An Englishman Wonders Who Will Lead His Country

Prime Minister Theresa May made a tearful resignation speech the other day. She will no longer be Prime Minister come June.…

Musical Cats and Dogs and Badgers

Two of the best things to happen to humanity, in my view, were music and animals. Music was, on the whole, created by talented members of humanity.…

The Peasants Are Revolting

"The peasants are revolting" could, of course, mean a number of things. It could mean that, as the King, you're about to get your head chopped off.…

Did British Muslim Men Throw Bricks At Women And Children?

Oldham, north of Manchester is a town once famous for its cotton industry, along with being the place where Winston Churchill first entered politics.…

England, Mental Health and a Naked Black Man

As I drove to the top of our little close yesterday a naked black man was dancing around in the middle of the road. Yes. A naked black man.…

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