Silencing the Piper

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN I normally get a short back and sides from the Turkish barbers. They are a sociable bunch, good value and their treacly coffee ensures you depart on a high – even if you’re an eyebrow short. However, this week I gave a local salon a crack at cutting my hair as I happened to be passing and there was no queue. The … Continue reading Silencing the Piper

Angry Corbyn Bans Pied Piper Panto

CSM EDITORIAL In a Country Squire Magazine exclusive, we can inform readers that a performance of The Pied Piper in pantomime format – planned to be performed at the Gobowen Labour Club in Oswestry – has been cancelled due to pressure from Labour Party Headquarters. Flyers for the event, due to be held over this Easter Bank Holiday, were distributed weeks ago and the event … Continue reading Angry Corbyn Bans Pied Piper Panto

My Generation Embarrasses Me

BY GENEVIEVE CLARKE I am nineteen years old. I was born in 1998 a few months after Michael Owen scored that amazing goal against Argentina at the World Cup. I was taken home from hospital to our family home which my parents had bought in 1992 for £52,000 and was already worth £122,000. Both my parents worked – my mother as an administrative assistant for … Continue reading My Generation Embarrasses Me