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COVID-19 IN LIVERPOOL.

I just came across footage from the Sun newspaper of young people celebrating and dancing in the streets of Liverpool last night. The first thought when viewing the footage, one has to wonder how this awful virus can spread so … Continue reading

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A BRIEF HOMAGE TO FRED DIBNAH.

I went to Bolton at the weekend as my wife went to do a course in thread vein removal, we stayed in the Macdonald Kilhey Court Hotel which was in Standish and seemed to be deserted except for ourselves and … Continue reading

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A PROPER BRITISH PASSPORT.

I received a letter from HMRC saying that I will have to submit an online Tax Return this year which I was not happy about as I had tried before and there were tears before bedtime as I couldn’t make … Continue reading

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A REPLY TO SUEW ON HER COMMENT ABOUT SPEEDING.

Hi Sue, I had a feeling you had read my post on being “nicked for speeding!” https://thediaryofacountrybumpkin.com/2020/08/17/ive-just-been-nicked-for-speeding-im-mad-as-hell/ The result of this was an on line course which I was expecting to be a quiz and box ticking exercise but no, … Continue reading

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TEMPORARY 60 MPH SPEED LIMIT.

One of my classic car papers had an article on the latest idea for a trial period 60mph speed limit in an attempt to cut pollution and they asked for readers opinions on the subject but the email address didn’t … Continue reading

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MR DONALD TRUMP’S TAX RETURN.

Apparently Mr Donald Trump has paid NO tax and has spent $70,000 on his hair. I have to say I’m appalled and outraged, this sort of behaviour is absolutely disgusting. How dare they carry on in this fashion, I would … Continue reading

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GENTLEMEN WHO LUNCH.

Went to the Kings Oak, High Beach for a Bentley Drivers Club meeting for lunch which made a change from meeting in the evening, variety is the spice of life after all. Met with Alan Osborn, Mick Atrill and Richard … Continue reading

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DON’T GO TO WALES ON A SUNDAY.

I don’t mean to be beastly to the Welsh and I hope they don’t take this personally but I had the misfortune to go to Wales at the weekend as my wife had a course to do and I thought … Continue reading

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W O BENTLEY.

Celebrating the birthday of W O Bentley who was born on 16th September 1888.

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THE LAST NIGHT OF THE PROMS.

I caught up last night and watched the last night of the Proms, sadly I do not have time to list all the things that were wrong with it, suffice to say absolutely abysmal is an understatement. Whoever organised this … Continue reading

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