Happy Easter

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, Happy Easter to You and Your nearest and dearest. Easter is the greatest of all Christian feasts, and the happy season of Eastertide lasts 50 days from Easter Day until the Feast of Pentecost. St Gregory of Nazianzus said that Easter was ‘like the sun among the stars’ of the other festivals. It is the heart of the sacred … Continue reading Happy Easter

May now Erdogan

BY JON ALEXANDER With European and Local Elections just on the horizon, realisation is finally starting to dawn on the “it’s fine” brigade of the Conservative Party. Nigel Farage’s week-old Brexit party is now in the lead in polls and expected to win a landslide in Europe. Meanwhile the Tories are expected to suffer heavy losses in council elections. I’ve seen a lot of frantic … Continue reading May now Erdogan

More Idiocy from Torbay

BY NICK PEARCE For a year now, from afar, Country Squire Magazine has been following the travails of the inhabitants of Torbay as they have faced up to their corrupt and incompetent council. In particular, the magazine has pointed out the council’s continuing disdain for the very sensible Neighbourhood Plan which locals have signed up to – aiming to protect some stunningly beautiful parts of England’s green … Continue reading More Idiocy from Torbay

Lamentable Lammy

BY FRANK HAVILAND The accolade of ‘Britain’s worst MP’ is fiercely contested at the quietest of times.  In these days of open treachery and blistering incompetence though, you have to really go some to be in the running. Cue David Lammy, the one-man race awareness course, who occasionally moonlights as the Labour MP for Tottenham. Despite being a mere backbencher, Lammy is rarely out of … Continue reading Lamentable Lammy

A Picture of Heaven

BY DAVE CANNON The sunshine enlightens my spirit, Breaching the darkest corridors of the soul, Generating a golden radiance that illuminates my every move, The coloured petals of cherry blossom cushion my footsteps, And stimulate my senses with a scent of true splendour, Laying a sheath of sweet aromatic silk that caresses the skin, The gentle breeze whispers throughout the treetops, And catches the falling … Continue reading A Picture of Heaven

Capitalism 10 Swampies 0

CSM EDITORIAL Climate Change activists have been disrupting London’s traffic for a third day. Wednesday’s protest saw them gluing themselves to a Docklands Light Railway train. Now – for some peculiar reason – a bunch of the activists have glued themselves to Jeremy Corbyn’s garden fence. Let’s hope the dogs of Islington do not have to change their peeing habits. Highly unusually we find ourselves … Continue reading Capitalism 10 Swampies 0

The Myth of Privilege

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN The word “privilege” has been co-opted by the Marxists alongside words which used to be marvellous, like “liberal” and “progressive”. Privilege – once a motive for thankfulness – is now just another weapon in their postmodern arsenal of intersectionality. It’s the favoured baseball bat with which these comrades club their prime targets – white men – around the heads. Especially when white … Continue reading The Myth of Privilege