BY DAVID EYLES A rarely spotted phenomenon, sometimes acknowledged by one or two of the more astute political pundits, is that the Labour Party has moved away from its core of working-class voters. The leadership has now fully embraced the demands of its middle and upper-middle class hierarchy and has gone full-on Quinoa Marxist. However, the Labour Party is not alone, because the Conservative Party has also … Continue reading The Quiet Revolution
BY ANDREW MOODY When I first saw Scorsese’s drugged up, delirious masterpiece in Bromley cinema, the reaction was interesting to say the least. City boys (who seemed to comprise the majority of the audience) felt like they’d finally found a film that represented their lives. But a man in a McDonald’s uniform looked like he had inadvertently walked into the seventh circle of hell, and … Continue reading On Wolf of Wall Street
VICAR With Typhoon Mangkhut bearing down on the Philippines and further catastrophic flooding expected from Florence, which has affected 10 million in the Carolinas, this week, Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I offer You a prayer to the victims of natural catastrophes. I am often asked why does God allow earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, typhoons, cyclones, mudslides, wildfires, and other natural disasters? Tragedies cause … Continue reading A Prayer for Victims
BY SAM HOOPER It is a far, far better thing that she does…. What drama last week as vaguely-known personality Sandi Toksvig revealed – at a meeting of the Women’s Equality Party – that she is not being paid the same as her predecessor, the much more widely known Stephen Fry, to host a television quiz show. From ITV News: QI host Sandi Toksvig has revealed … Continue reading Gender Martyrs
BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN This week’s attack on Jacob Rees-Mogg and his children was despicable but should come as no surprise. Rees-Mogg and his family were ambushed by protesters outside his home in Westminster. Footage posted on Tuesday by Class War, an organisation claiming to be a “working class action group”, showed police standing guard as a small group of demonstrators confronted the Conservative MP, his … Continue reading Nasty Little Men
Ingredients: 150g linguine 200g tin of tuna in spring water drained and flaked ½ a small red onion finely sliced 1 lemon juiced and zested 1 tbsp olive oil Small bunch of dill chopped Instructions: Cook the pasta as per instructions on the packet Mix together the remainder of the ingredients in a large bowl Drain the linguine and toss all the ingredients together Serve … Continue reading Linguine with Tuna, Lemon & Dill
BY BEN PENSANT I was delighted to learn of the new twists taken in the heart-warming story of Swedish airplane hero Ellen Eriksson If you’re anything like me you’ll have marvelled at courageous Ellen’s refusal to sit down on a plane until an Afghan asylum seeker facing deportation was removed. And you were probably also horrified by the alt-right bigots who immediately piped up with … Continue reading Ah Sweden!
Ingredients: 50ml Captain Morgan Original Spiced Gold 80ml Apple Cider 2 dashes Angostura Bitters 3 pieces Star Anise 4 buds Clove 2 tbsp Sugar or Maple Syrup Method: Pour Captain Morgan Original Spiced Gold, apple cider, angostura bitters, star anise, cloves and sugar into a saucepan. Heat until warm and the sugar is dissolved. Pour the mixture into a tall glass. #HotMulledCiderDay 30.09.18 Continue reading Spiced Apple Cider
BY JAMIE FOSTER Labour moderates seem to be considering a deal with Corbynites in order to prevent Brexit. Despite having been savagely attacked over years, the moderates are so concerned about Brexit that they might be prepared to halt their attacks on Corbyn and play down the antisemitism that is rife in the party if Corbyn will vote against Theresa May’s Brexit plan. Leading Remainer … Continue reading Embrace Antisemitism to Remain?