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tony flaig
Grandad and Railway worker, living in Thanet, compelled to comment on life. E-mail me tonyflaig@gmail.com
Grandad and Railway worker, living in Thanet, compelled to comment on life. E-mail me tonyflaig@gmail.com
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Clarity
I recently turned 60 and inconceivable as it seems to me the world has changed in ways I never thought possible Looking back it's as if I was born into a world that was black and white, since that was the predominant available hue in both print television a...

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Sir Robert Gale backs Theresa May
It's not often I agree with sir Rodger Gale MP however he is just sent out a statement praising Mrs Mays speech giving at the launch of a campaign to become leader of Tory Party as of the most powerful and impressive speech he has ever heard. After a week o...

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It is 10 years since I started this web blog and to be honest something's have changed for the good and some things are just the same as ever. My original postings were often concerned with the Turner contemporary gallery and the controversy that surrounded...

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Inspiration from Thanet men in Westminster
I've been blogging for a long time admittedly recently I've not had the time or indeed the inclination and God knows  there has been little to inspire this grumpy old man to comment. Still I am struck by just how much banality and mediocrity there is in pub...

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Thanet MP's Why cant they do more for the Royal School for the Deaf
I may be wrong but I get the impression that both Rodger Gale and his colleague Craig Mackinlay MP have given up any hope of the Royal School for the Deaf being saved Both seem to put the argument that government cannot continue to throw money at the school...

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TDC Chief Executive accuses standing MP of making unfounded allegations
I am now obtaining counsel's advice to consider what action should be taken to support the Officer's defamed by your publication, the words in the final paragraph of Madeline Homer's letter referring to an email letter sent to council leader Chris Wells, in...

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East Kent Sacrificed as France attacks the UK Economy
Cutting through the back roads early this morning on the way into Margate, my attention was drawn to work at Manston airport to create a lorry park, it struck me in the dim light, as a somewhat weird and sinister sight, a line of tower lights have been plac...

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Vote for Scobie and who knows what we will get
I'm thinking that few people gave much thought to who actually organised the stop ukip demonstration in Ramsgate this last weekend. Although I noticed a SWP member (Socialist workers party that no longer take part in elections) apparently organising things....

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Labour heavy bought in to sort out Fannit South
You may remember actor and presenter Ross Kemp as one of the Mitchell bruvvers in East Enders and latterly what I take to be infotainment programme's on satellite TV  about  "gangs" "war" and other such testosterone fueled malarkey, anyway luckily for the S...

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Do we really want Scobie????
Dismal Labour and other thoughts on Thanet general election Is this the most depressing election ever, despite all the assurances to the contrary, I'm sure any rational person has dismissed the idea that Ed Milliband is tough enough, or that his retched cre...
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