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The Thoughts of Chairman Bill · 4h ago

Christmas Shoes

We went to a 2nd hand shop yesterday (not a charity shop) and I spotted a pair of these:I was immediately transported back to 1972 - mine were grey and maroon and hand made for me by a bloke...
The Thoughts of Chairman Bill · 1d ago

Christmas Tree

Time to start thinking about the Christmas tree. Once this weekend is over prices should start to drop as stockists rush to clear their inventory of trees and we should be able to just make ...
The Thoughts of Chairman Bill · 1d ago

Christmas Tree

Time to start thinking about the Christmas tree. Once this weekend is over prices should start to drop as stockists rush to clear their inventory of trees and we should be able to just make ...
The Thoughts of Chairman Bill · 1d ago

The Delivery Guy

Hay got talking to a delivery chap last night. He said he has a strict schedule for his deliveries and physically can't scan an item before the scheduled delivery time. If that's not bad eno...
The Thoughts of Chairman Bill · 1d ago

Democracy

Roy Moore, the losing Republican candidate for Alabama, has said he wants a recount and that God is in control. How can God being in control be democratic?Brexiteers and the Daily Heil are i...
The Thoughts of Chairman Bill · 5d ago

Cromwell's Car

Not yet having received my latest read from Amazon, I'm re-reading (for the umpteenth time) Antonia Fraser's excellent biography of one of my heroes, Oliver Cromwell.I was intrigued to note ...
The Thoughts of Chairman Bill · 6d ago

A Bit of Snow

As it transpired, my meeting in Glasgow had to be called off - my colleague who was flying into Heathrow from Antigua had her connecting flight to Glasgow cancelled due to the snow at LHR. O...
The Thoughts of Chairman Bill · 1w ago

Federalism

I was reading Rod Liddle's column in the Sunday Times yesterday and he was railing against a federal EU superstate but, crucially, neglected to provide a single reason why he was against it....
The Thoughts of Chairman Bill · 1W ago

The Shroud of Old Sodbury

I've been suffering from Man Flu for the last couple of days, being confined to bed by Hay. I've suddenly realised that the Shroud of Turin is not some magical resurrection artefact, it's th...
The Thoughts of Chairman Bill · 1W ago

The Utrecht Palm

Overheard while watching Time Team:Chairman: "The're conducting a dig in Utrecht."Hay: "Is that Utrecht son of Utrecht?"I thought that was quite witty of Hay.Years ago, not sure how many, bu...