David Palethorpe

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Fox Hunting – Why?

When I was in the Royal Navy there was a Book of Reference, what we all knew by its short title BR, that is basically the RN sports bible which … Continue reading

July 31, 2017

Short Changed by Political Incompetence

Imagine waking up each morning and knowing that you have had your day and are past your prime? Or put another way you know you are incapable of perching the … Continue reading

July 30, 2017

Misery May

A manifesto in tatters And yes it really matters A Prime Minister Who won’t go away For her ego She’ll stay Ergo Misery Each day For many Delivered by   … Continue reading

July 29, 2017

I Bloody Love An Election

I confess I absolutely love elections for no other reason than I like to see the drama unfold on election night which was even better when I was involved as … Continue reading

July 28, 2017

A Manifesto Lies in Tatters

A manifesto lies in tatters And YES it really matters She led her own campaign To make us “Strong and Stable” She May have got away with it But her … Continue reading

July 27, 2017

Older People Working – Is it a Price Worth Paying

With the recent announcement that people are going to have to work until they are 68 I couldn’t help thinking that it is all well and good for the current … Continue reading

July 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

My Time My End

With over 2,500 ex-UK armed services personnel currently in prison because of crimes committed in the most part related to alcohol and drugs brought about by mental health issues which … Continue reading

July 25, 2017

Generation Warfare – Is Bollocks

As someone who is apparently – or at least according to those bastions of truth the Daily Mail and Sun – of an age that we are being blamed by … Continue reading

July 24, 2017

Recycling – Great Idea But Be Careful

One of the problems with recycling of which there aren’t many is being aware that you shouldn’t let criminals, especially burglars know what you have bought. As a now retired … Continue reading

July 12, 2017


Armed forces, prisons, nurses Doctor, fire, police  All run towards the danger They always meet the call And inside the Parliament Led by Theresa May Tributes to their courage They … Continue reading

July 4, 2017

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