Week 40 2014

 Tendring Topics…….on line‘Though cowards flinch and traitors sneer, we’ll keep the red flag……          …….tucked away safely out of sight’.   That seems to be the message of Ed Balls, Labour’s shadow chancellor, at the Labour Party Conference.  Mr Balls appears to be determined to demonstrate that he’ll behave ‘responsibly’
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Week 39 2014

Tendring Topics…….on lineThe Scottish Referendum          When I switched on the tv to hear the news last Friday (19th September) I was just a little disappointed, but not really surprised, to learn that the No votes had outnumbered the Yes ones in the Scottish referendum that had taken place the previous day.  Faced with a decision in these precarious
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Week 38 2014

Tendring Topics ……….on line‘Don’t tear our happy family apart!’            That is the message that David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband, leaders of the Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour Parties, took with them on their separate journeys to Scotland last week in a desperate attempt to boost the number of NO votes in the
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Week 37a 2014

Tendring Topics…….on lineMore Refugees          2014 is becoming the Year of the Refugees.  We have seen harrowing pictures on the tv of thousands of Syrian refugees seeking shelter and asylum in make-shift camps in Turkey, Lebanonand other nearby countries, from the cruel war in their own homeland from which there seems to be no end in sight. 
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Week 37 2014

Tendring Topics…….on lineI told you so! Well no, I didn’t really – because I didn’t imagine for a moment that he’d actually desert the Conservative Party, join UKIP and resign his seat in the House of Commons so that we Clactonians could decide in a by-election whether or not we wanted a Ukipper to be our member of parliament.  I did know though that his heart was with UKIP rather
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