Month: May 2015

It’s OK to mention the war

This last weekend, the VE day celebrations were overshadowed, in the UK at least, by the General Election on Thursday and the aftermath of what was an unexpected–in some quarters if not here–outcome. There is a train of thought that says the…

Ahem, I say–aux barricades, chaps–form an orderly queue, if you wouldn’t mind.

So then, that was the English revolution. I think we might have surprised ourselves a little—we certainly surprised the Media, the Pundits and the Politicians. There was no burning of hay ricks, no stringing up from lampposts—at least not physically,…