Author Archives: Frank Davis

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Roots

Back in about 1955 we lived in an old brick house on the Telegraph Road a hundred yards or so back from the beach in the town of Bathurst (now called Banjul) on the river Gambia in West Africa. It … Continue reading

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Yet Another Attempt to get rid of Donald Trump

I’ve been trying to understand what’s happening in the USA. Rush Limbaugh: RUSH: We’re smack-dab here in the middle of a revolution. We’re in a cultural war, a cultural civil war. And I’ve made the point here that it is … Continue reading

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Hate Speech

Some people think that smoking causes lung cancer, and some people don’t. Some people think human CO2 emissions are causing catastrophic global warming, and some people don’t. It’s a wonder that anyone has any opinion at all, given that we … Continue reading

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What Defiles A Man

Simon Clark has asked me to be a guest speaker at a webinar on smoking and pubs next week. I shouldn’t have too much difficulty: I’ve been writing about it since 2009. What might I say? I suppose the main … Continue reading

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Car Parks

Telegraph: Pubs allowed to turn car parks into beer gardens under plans to bolster hospitality industry Is this something new? For it conjured up a vivid memory of visiting a large ivy-covered pub with my parents on the 1950s. and … Continue reading

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State Political Control

Guardian: Consumers in England may be asked to check in when they arrive at pubs and restaurants, as part of the the government’s plan for reopening the hospitality sector, Matt Hancock has said… Asked about reports that ministers are considering … Continue reading

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Disbelief

Infowars: Dr. Anthony Fauci, the polarising director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, slammed everyday Americans for refusing to go along with ‘authority’ on medical matters, and accused people of ‘amazing denial’ when it comes to ‘truth’. … Continue reading

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Thunderstorms

We had the first thunderstorm of the year in Herefordshire yesterday, and I found myself wondering if this was supposed to be evidence of  a “climate crisis” or even a “climate emergency”: in January 2020 issue of the scientific journal … Continue reading

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Political Volcanoes

James Delingpole asks: how much time needs to elapse before a historical crime is considered expiated? Should the Italian government be paying Britain reparations for the indignities its legions and slave-keeping elite inflicted on our people from 55BC to 388AD? The … Continue reading

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Meaningless Mantras

Do we have a “Climate Crisis”? I keep hearing about it. It even has is own Wikipedia page. But I still haven’t seen it anywhere. So I don’t think there is one. And what is “Climate Justice”? What the heck … Continue reading

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