This article was originally published on The Indiependent Councillor Brian Tolver wanted the annual Christmas party to be at Pizza Express, but then Jackie Weaver suggested that that might not reflect very well on Handforth Parish Council in the wake of Prince Andrew’s glowing endorsement of the Italian restaurant chain. Scouser Cynthia Samson chimed in … Continue reading This Is How The Handforth Parish Council Christmas Party Would Go Down
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“Table for two and a half, please,” said the mother, who balanced a sleepy looking toddler on her hip, as the father struggled to fold up a pushchair that was laden with shopping to get it through the door behind them. “Do you have a reservation, Madame?” asked the maître d’hôtel with a patient smile, … Continue reading Deux et Demi: A Story of Halves
So there's a lot of these 'Things That Should Stay In 2014' tweets floating around. There's been some awful trends this year, some awful people and some news stories that frankly, shouldn't have made the headlines at all. I've written this in an effort to highlight just how ridiculous we all are. In no way is … Continue reading The 2015 Regime