Her Majesty & Brexit

BY JAMIE FOSTER The Brexit row involving Dominic Grieve and others may risk dragging the Queen in to politics. Parliamentarians have a sacred duty not to involve the monarch in politics but Brexit is risking breaching that duty. This is due to the fact that the government and the Commons are being brought into conflict about how the legislation is to be considered. In this … Continue reading Her Majesty & Brexit

T2

BY ANDREW MOODY Anybody in their mid thirties to forties will remember the glory that was Danny Boyle’s extraordinary adaptation of the Irvine Welsh novel Trainspotting. The sequel, T2, arrived twenty years later, purely as a money making operation by what’s left of Hollywood in the age of CGI McMovies. One morning on the breakfast show on Absolute Radio all the DJs sighed and said … Continue reading T2

Seditious in the Extreme

CSM EDITORIAL Dominic Grieve – the former Attorney General and ardent Remainer, who was sacked by David Cameron – seeks by Order No. 14(1) to enable Parliament to take over the Brexit process. To the interminable fury of Brexiteers, this would see a cluster of Remainers revoke Article 50 – or cancel Brexit altogether. The intricacies of the amendment and what it would mean to … Continue reading Seditious in the Extreme

A Prayer for Our Children

VICAR Dear Readers of Country Squire Magazine, I trust I find You well and healthy. Today I’d like to focus on children. Children are a gift – an amazing blessing from God. Every single day we may find ourselves doing a lot for our kids, loving and caring for them, nurturing, teaching, training, helping, leading, equipping, encouraging, protecting, and so much more. We spend precious … Continue reading A Prayer for Our Children

The BBC’s Packham Liability

BY NIGEL BEAN & PAUL READ The BBC have been using a special get-out-of-jail card dreamed up just for presenters such as Chris Packham and Gary Lineker, who like to engage the British public on social media. This card enables Packham to be their torch-bearer for left-wing animal rights fundamentalist ideology (an ideology that has had some of its adherents jailed for terrorism in recent … Continue reading The BBC’s Packham Liability

Down the Remoan Hole

BY ALEXIA JAMES The last 48 hours have so rattled Camp Remoan that they have reached a whole new pitch of shrillness. Polly Toynbee cracked off proceedings with this pearl: What was 'the will of people' is now 'the will of dead people'.From Saturday, new young remain voters on register tip the balance v old dead leavers.Time for a Final Say Referendumhttps://t.co/kgNiwm334R — Polly Toynbee … Continue reading Down the Remoan Hole

In Defence of Toxic Masculinity

BY FRANK HAVILAND If you’re the proud owner of a penis you’ll be no stranger to vilification. Male babies who stoically refuse to cry are quite rightly welcomed into the world by a good slap from the head nurse; a salutary life lesson for things to come. Ask anyone and they’ll tell you: men are useless. They can’t iron, can’t ask for directions, can’t cook, … Continue reading In Defence of Toxic Masculinity