It is dangerous to speculate about the experiences of large numbers of people you have never met; but I would be willing to make a small bet that almost all the readers of this column will at some time in the not too distant past have experienced some form of disruption to their travel around Wes
I saw recently a report in one newspaper suggesting that my friend, George Osborne, has begun to write a book about ‘The Age of Unreason’. I haven’t yet had a chance to ask George whether this report is accurate – but various events recently have made me think that he may be on to something.
IT is risky for a politician to admit that there is anything he or she does not like, since there will always be some constituent who engages in the activity in question and is therefore antagonised by any such admission.
As any reader who happens to glance at this column on a regular basis will have observed, I have often used it to celebrate the remarkable renaissance of good food that has occurred in West Dorset over the past couple of decades.
The sky above me as I write this article is largely composed of a thick layer of rather threatening clouds, and there have been several showers over the last couple of hours – so I suspect that South West Britain is in for a rainy day.
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