SUN 1st SEPT 2019

1532; Lady Anne Boleyn was made Marquess of Pembroke by her fiancé, King Henry VIII.
Less than 4 years later Henry had her investigated for high treason.
She was found guilty of adultery and incest and was executed on 19th May 1536.
Whatever the true facts; they lived by the sword in them days.
Careful what you wish for; those who think they can turn back time; cannot be selective...
As society takes two forward and one back; can you really put the technological genie back in the bottle.
Some girls will; some girls won't...
The still physically weaker sex has hawks and doves aswell.
Heres a tip ladies; stop believing in the 'para normal' and life after death
Having said that; it is up to humanity what kind of society we have - 'all we are saying, is give peace a chance'.
Wanna be in an onwards and upwards gang GOSH!

1951; The Premier supermarket opened in Earl’s Court, London; the first supermarket in Britain.
It has been two generations of out of town supermarket shopping now.
The present battle is between on line and city centre shopping.
Humanity has almost stopped worshipping in churches; they worship the shopping mall now - whatever form it takes.
In or out of the EU; whatever happens, smuggling ( corruption ) will increase to some extent.
Wanna be in a global warming will determine the future Gang GOSH

1958; Iceland expanded its fishing zone, putting it into conflict with the United Kingdom and the beginning the Cod Wars.
1960; The conservative Government announced that Britain's first betting shops would be allowed to open for business from May 1961.
Just some of the pre EU change that affected society in the UK.
1971; The British penny and the threepenny piece coins ceased to be legal tender as decimalization continued The UK under the con government of ted heath joined the EC (now the EU ) in 1973.
They (who) say that the present division is classless.
The vote to leave the EU would not have been realised without the present inequality in the UK
The inequality was brought about by the unofficial comming together of the two main political parties.
Love or hate the opportunist 'George Gallaway' it was he who said, 'they are like the two cheeks of the same arse; you cannot get a fag paper between them'.
Of all the EU members the UK has the most modern day inequality.
It is better to piss inside the tent than outside...
Wanna be in a change tempered by global warming should come from within gang GOSH

Greece has a history of haves and have nots.
For most of Greek history there has been only two classes...
Greece became a more balanced nation state under the auspices of the EU.
No matter how dodgy the loans...

MON 2nd SEPT 2019

1666; The Great Fire of London began in a baker's shop in Pudding Lane, and rapidly spread throughout the city, destroying most of London's buildings and houses.
Although 13,000 buildings were destroyed in the four-day blaze only six people died.
It was not until 1710 that insurance companies maintained fire engines - if you didn't; have a plaque on the wall the 'firemen wouldn't put out the fire.
If one was lucky; the volunteers turned up later - fire is known to spread
The fire service was nationalised in 1947.
The fire service is under threat of privatisation - just like the NHS.
Believe you me; you do not want to see any more privatisation; no matter what they call it.
Wanna be in a society gang GOSH

1834; Thomas Telford, Scottish civil engineer died.
He built the Menai suspension bridge in Wales; plus a further 1200 bridges and more than 1000 miles of roads in Britain.
The new town of Telford in Shropshire is named after him and there is a statue of him in the town.
Leaving the EU without a deal is high in the cards at the moment.
If; we do leave the EU; Scottish independence will happen.
Wanna be in a 'can we really afford another border' (backstop) gang Gosh

1945; World War II officially ended when Japanese officials, aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, surrendered on behalf of their country - the UK war ended on the fifth of may 1945, VE day.
The USofA didn't enter the second WW until after Pearl harbour.
The UK has just finished paying off the American second world war loans.
Wanna be in a 'the special relationship will cost' gang GOSH

1997 Six freelance photographers and a dispatch rider were jointly charged with manslaughter following the car crash in Paris in which Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Al Fayed were killed.
The charges were dropped 5 year later.
Wanna really be in a keep the dysfunctional family on inflation busting benefits gang GOSH

Has republican Greece - a marginal EU member - got more economic problems than the UK!
Has the UK pleb got more debt than the Greek pleb!

TUES 3rdSEPT 2019

1650; English Parliamentarian forces led by Oliver Cromwell defeated an army loyal to King Charles II of England at the Battle of Dunbar.
Cromwell described the victory as 'one of the most signal mercies God hath done for England and His people.'
As a result of the destruction of the Scottish army, he was able to march unopposed to Edinburgh and quickly occupied the Scottish capital.
Off to Sunny (more often overcast) Edinburgh today; for a very short break!
The sweaty socks are split between west and east of the country today.
Will see if the atmosphere is any different - almost 400 year later
Wanna be in an independent gang GOSH

1658; Richard Cromwell (the third son of Oliver Cromwell) became Lord Protector of England but served just under 9 months, leading to his nickname of 'Tumbledown Dick' by Royalists.
With the UK divided almost equally between the haves and have-nots - will Boris Johnson last even a few months.
Austerity, under conservative capitalism has broken Britain
Wanna be in a 'time for change' gang GOSH

1988; The first fines for not filling and returning poll tax registration forms were issued in Scotland.
Testing on a selective area is nothing new by an establishment - never ever forget that the meagre population of Scotland is increasing relative to that of litle old England!
Wanna be in a 'wonder what happened to the poll tax' gang GOSH

2014; More than 50,000 illegal immigrants told to leave the country have been granted a "de-facto amnesty" after Home Office officials admitted they have no idea where they are.
'Immigration enforcement officers are not even looking for the individuals because of limited resources.'
People rely more on the state now; cos of change by technological innovation.
Oh! the agony and ecstasy of irony brought about by austerity.
Wanna be in a it's almost impossible to stop the present wave of immigration gang GOSH

Greece and the main land of Europe has a much greater problem with immigration - economic or not.
International immigration is the cost of international capitalism.
'What we need is a great big melting pot'; is how old now!

Off to hopefully 'sunny' Edinburgh for a short break...

FRI 6thSEPT 2019

Back from a short break in Edinburgh...
It was cold and wet - do not worry; global warming will change that in such a short time.
Edinburgh has a lot of building work in the new town - it is hanging on to what it has got.
Edinburgh relies on foreign tourists of all ages and students from all kinds of nation states.
Like the UK most; of the traditional 'industry' is long gone...

1866; Three British tea clippers reached London within 2 hours of each other after a 16,000 mile race from China as there were big bonuses for the first ships home with the new season's tea.
Has the love of money been classless for so long now...
The (who) say that the poor plebs will end up paying for global warming
Not as long as this old git lives; they won't
Wanna be in my gang GOSH

2014; A study by Cass Business School claimed that the secret to a long life is having a waistline no larger than half your height.
A waist to height ratio of 80 per cent or more could reduce life expectancy by up to 20 years.
The establishment does not give a food bank donation about the size of your waist - it's all about the money.
Austerity kills more than the size of ones waist in this era of inequality brought about by the economic climate of the present establishment
Career politicians are more 'disengenuous' - one cannot call anyone a liar in the houses of parliament - the word is banned
Wanna be in a less disengenuous gang GOSH

The population of Greece has just marginally chosen to democratically kill off more poor people.
You got to go your own way - do you know where you are going to!

SAT 7thSEPT 2019

1533; The birth of Elizabeth I, daughter of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII.
She was Queen of England from 1558 to 1603 and was known as the Virgin Queen because she never married, being too shrewd to share power with a foreign monarch.
Is it a sign of the times that the youngest offspring of 'royalty' has married and allegedly babied an older American.
If you believe that royal marriages are made in heaven; you need some more cringeworthy crown on your crumpet
Wanna be in a 'we can't afford any of em' gang GOSH

1548; Catherine Parr, 6th wife of Henry VIII, died in childbirth.
She was the last of henry's wives; and died one year later than henry; married to her fourth husband (Tommy Seymour)- who is reckoned to be a bit of a lad - soon after giving birth to her first child; Mary Seymour
Not exactly the values of Queen Vic EH
Wanna be in a 'times do change' gang Gosh

1931; King George V announced he would be taking a £50,000 a year pay cut while the economic crisis continued.
£50,000 is roughly a mind boggling over £7 million in the sterling of today
The royal family has just received an inflation busting rise of 13% in 2018; that is over £6million
Wanna be in a time for em to go gang GOSH

Greece became a republic in 1924
Thank the ancient and modern! Greek GODs

SUN 8th SEPT 2019

1560; Amy Robsart, wife of the Earl of Leicester, died from a fall.
It was suspected that she was pushed, for soon after, the earl became an active suitor to Queen Elizabeth I.
In the pursuit of power today; no wonder they call it the greasy pole - no pun intended - who kmows what the 'b' team will do in an attempt to become the 'a' team!
Wanna be in a joe public 'C' team for a while gang GOSH

1664; The Dutch colony of New Amsterdam was surrendered to the British, who, in 1669, renamed it New York after the Duke of York.
Was this the 'green shoots' (all puns intended) of the special relationship!
Wanna be in a global warming will see off the special relationship gangs GOSH

1914; World War I: Private Thomas Highgate became the first British soldier of the war to be executed for desertion.
He was undefended and called no witnesses in his defence, as all his comrades had been shot and killed.
Highgate claimed that he was a 'straggler' trying to find his way back to rejoin his regiment after having been separated from his comrades.
His execution was almost as hasty as his trial, as senior officers insisted that he be executed 'At once, as publicly as possible'.
Posthumous pardons for over 300 such soldiers were announced in August 2006, including Highgate.
As humanity takes two forward and one back; do not fall into the deathly trap of taking one back to death and destruction
It can happen at the drop of a hat!
Wanna be in a forward thinking gang GOSH

2011; The first repatriation ceremony was held at RAF Brize Norton, after repatriations ended through Wootton Bassett.
Sergeant Barry Weston, killed in Afghanistan on 30th August, was the first to be repatriated
A prime example of an establishment protecting itself...
Wanna be in a 'all we are saying is give peace a chance' gang GOSH

Has Greece just taken a step backwards; democratically!
By electing another gang of greedy gits into the EU brother and motherhood!

MON 9th SEPT 2019

1513 The Scots were heavily defeated by the English at the Battle of Flodden Field.
James IV was killed, along with all his nobles.
The slain, including King James IV were taken to Branxton Parish Church in Northumberland.
The population of Scotland was 1/12 of that of England - were us Brits just learning how to build an Empire!
Wanna be in a the empire is long gone gang GOSH

1543; Mary Stuart, at just nine months old, was crowned 'Queen of Scots' in the Scottish town of Stirling.
The queen is dead; long live the queen; at a time when humanity was religious.
Wanna be in a republic gang GOSH

1879 The death of John Smith, English brewer, best known for operating the John Smith's Brewery in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire.
As at 2012, John Smith's was the highest selling bitter in the world.
Many changes have occurred to pubs - some, still blame the changes on smoking; the change in licensing laws has more to do with it.
Have you noticed that many of the the relatively new micro-brewery product selling (grub)pubs (spewed out from an austerity economy) still sell John Smiths - which is brewed by one of the well merged big boys in the game.
Wanna be in a let the big boys go gang GOSH

2015; Queen Elizabeth II overtook Queen Victoria as the longest serving monarch of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Queen Victoria was Queen for 63 years and 216 days.
Wasn't it betty 11's family that changed the name from german to english.
The recently disclosed shenigans of 'Andy' will require the same or more PR, on behalf of one of the the most dysfunctional family on benefits in the land.
Wanna be in a the 'royals' have overwelcomed their stay gang GOSH

Wonder how long Greece will stay under the democratic influence of greedy gits!


1547; The Duke of Somerset led the English to victory over the Scots at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh, Musselburgh.
It was the last full scale military 'pitched battle' confrontation between England and Scotland and is seen as the first modern battle in the British Isles.
In battle - the arms race being equal - the side with the greatest number, wins.
Having said that; there have been exceptions to the rule...
In modern warfare (Democracy) game play has become very complicated indeed!
As a socialist; I find it very hard to accept that some people think different to me.
Just as some girls will...
The truth is indeed stranger than fiction
Never ever forget that the old adage, 'inspiration is 99% perspiration' relatively, applies to everyone.
Wanna be in a more truthful - you can't turn back time gang GOSH

1891; Ta-Ra-Ra-Boom-De-E, the most popular song in Victorian England in the 1890s was written by former Canadian bandsman Henry J Sayers.
Sayers later admitted to copying an Austrian song after hearing the tune being played in a brothel.
Humanity does advance in, to some, strange ways.
Wanna be in a most truth is stranger than fiction gang GOSH

1967; Almost 100 per cent of the voters of Gibraltar rejected Spanish rule in favour of retaining British sovereignty.
If; the UK leaves the EU; gib will 'go' the same way as Hong Kong a lot sooner.
The Falklands (all to do with oil) and channel islands ( the old BE ) will follow.
Wanna be in a 'go' your own way gang GOSH

1987; Hypnotist Andrew Newton was permitted to perform on stage, as Westminster Council lifted a 35 year ban on acts of that type.
Doctors raised objections to lifting the ban, but Newton was not allowed to demonstrate regression on stage (taking hypnotized people back to their childhood).
Very, very few persons can be actually hypnotised
Stage hypnotists rely on 'frustrated actors'
Wanna be in a call me an old cynic gang GOSH

Is the Greek nation state attempting to turn back time; by voting greedy git...!

WED 11th SEPT 2019

1297; Scottish hero William Wallace defeated the English at Stirling Bridge.
Wallace's statement before the battle was - 'We come here with no peaceful intent, but ready for battle, determined to avenge our wrongs and set our country free.
Self determination today is such a 'funny' thing...
'Funny' in that; brexiteers claim independence from the EU; yet, many are the same people, that deny self determination to the people north of the border ( the Jocks; to some called the sweaty socks )
Wanna be in a 'you can't have one without the other' gang GOSH

1885; D.H. Lawrence, controversial English author of Sons and Lovers, Women in Love and Lady Chatterley's Lover, was born.
D.H. Lawrence was of midland mining stock; who(m) wrote about social conditions of the era.
The Lady Chatterly book was about a working class bloke having it off with a blue blood woman...
D.H. was a bit of a philosopher; as well as pushing the envelope to hack out a living.
It was he who came up with, ' a man in the middle is in for a very hard life indeed'
He died young abroad... on the main land of Europe; I think.
Wanna be in a 'nobody should die young' Gang GOSH

1895; The prestigious FA Cup trophy was stolen from football outfitters William Shillock of Birmingham.
68 years later an 83 year old man confessed he'd melted it down to make counterfeit halfcrown coins.
A midlands high ranking policeman said there was no possibility of a successful prosecution.
Just like Empires; nothing lasts forever...
The prosecution of historic sexual criminals is now on the wane.
Ask a BBC cricket commentator!
Wanna be in a anything goes now gang GOSH.

1968; The housing charity, Shelter, said up to three million people in Britain were living in damp, overcrowded slum conditions.
It is a well documented fact that many in society, 'look the other way'
Wanna be in a 'have a good look society' gang GOSH

2014; The Society of Biology stated that warm temperatures had prompted flying ants to leave their nests early, Subsequently, seagulls had become more agressive, after getting 'drunk' by the formic acid in the ants’ bodies.
And you (we) thought what! about seagulls getting stroppy.
Global Warming is a lot more complicated than one thinks.
Don't mention the EU...
Wanna be in a 'any fool can ask a question that stumps the wisest of men' gang GOSH

Has Greece reverted to the prevalent norm of individual endeavour in an vain attempt to solve its present problems!
Capitalism is much heralded by those that believe in it.
Time for change!

THURS 12th SEPT 2019

1440; Eton College was founded by Henry VI.
Prefects were warned to look out for "ill-kempt heads and unwashed faces."
That 'bloke' called boris went to eton - an establishment organisation founded by the head of the rule by divine right establishment.
Wanna really be in a the truth is distorted in favour of the distorter gang GOSH

1852; The birth of Herbert Henry Asquith, British Liberal Prime Minister.
It was Asquith who introduced old age pensions and Lloyd-George was his Chancellor of the Exchequer.
Loyd-George was my father - is it arrogance or ignorance, that makes some politicians say, we live in unprecedented times.
What moves this generation of political animals to say such a thing; as they move towards the law!
Wanna be in a its all been done before gang GOSH

1908; The marriage of Winston Churchill to Clementine Hozier.
The love of money and marriage went (go) together like a horse and carriage...
Did this famous - to many infamous - man of england, marry into money!
Yes and no - he had enough of his own; thanks to family
She was certainly one of the kindred clan - what ever her blue blood lineage.
Wanna be in a there's far too many creaming it off the top non greedy git gang GOSH

1970; The supersonic Concorde passenger jet landed at Heathrow Airport for the first time to a barrage of complaints from nearby residents about noise.
Many technical reasons are put forward for the demise of concorde...
The reason; there wasn't a market for Concorde...
Global warming will see off mass flying in 'have you seen the size of these planes' across this planet.
The now not so secret report on NO DEAL puts it in black and white - anybody leaves and the pleb gets it.
Without inequality; there would not have been a leave vote referendum.
As humanity takes two forward and one back; the fun has just begun...
Wanna not be in a cut off your nose to spite your face gang GOSH

2012 After three years reviewing 450,000 documents, including those relating to former prime minister Margaret Thatcher and Merseyside police, the Hillsborough Independent Panel published its report.
The report exposed the police campaign to blame Liverpool fans for the 1989 Hillsborough football disaster which saw the death of 96 fans.
It led to a new criminal inquiry into the disaster and an investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
If; you don't believe that the law and enquiries are naturally bias - due to income - you need some more cohesion in your court of inquiry...
Every now again 'justice must be seen to be done' - even greedy gits are (un)intentionally swayed by public opinion.
Wanna be in a time for change gang GOSH

In the battle for hearts and minds; some wanting to infuence public opinion have become fond of saying, 'in my opinion'
In what percentage of public opinion has Greece taken a step backward, by electing a greedy git party!

FRI 13th SEPT 2019

1759 British troops, under the command of General Wolfe, secured Canada for the British Empire after defeating the French at the Battle of Quebec.
Wolfe and the French commander were killed during the battle.
Well into the era of death and destruction ruled over democracy.
Death in war was the norm for humanity for such a long time in our history.
Will democracy prevail over death as we allegedly move forward.
Wanna be in a democratic gang GOSH

1938; John Smith, former leader of the Labour Party was born.
In the present political predicament; a leaver (I assume) described John Smith as a real socialist.
John smith was a solicitor - he was part of the establishment...
How much have so called socialists in the land of the brave (no pun intended) and free brought about real change - don't mention the bliar mob that were responsible for cementing inequality into society.
Wanna be in a truly democratic - the division in the labour party is still alive and well - gang GOSH

1989; Britain's biggest ever banking computer error gave customers an extra £2 billion in a period of 30 minutes; 99.3 per cent of the money was reportedly returned.
Most mistakes are made on the side of the greedy gits.
In this digital era computing errors are made cos the greedy gits are trying to save money.
When will bankers become honest... admit that 95% of corruption is an inside job
The banking community is like the politician at all levels.
Very few of the answer the actual question; and, the vast majority actually lie.
Wanna be in a time for change gang GOSH

2001; Iain Duncan Smith became the new leader of the Tory party.
IDS as he is known in the commons; has one eye in the pot and tother up the chymney.
A typical career politician that will say anything to get on - remind you of any one!
This banker loving adamant leaver is against cuts (what cuts) in universal credit; yet, it is he who has been responsible for the one size suits all increase in pensionable age for the 'working person'
Wanna be in a realistic gang GOSH

The nation state of Greece will regret voting in the greedy gits.
Back to inequality Eh!

SAT 14th SEPT 2019

1607; The 'Flight of the Earls' from Lough Swilly, Donegal, in Ireland took place when Hugh Ó Neill (the earl of Tyrone) and about ninety followers left Ireland for mainland Europe following their earlier defeat in battle.
They hoped to recruit an army for the invasion of Ireland with Spanish help, but King Philip III of Spain wanted to preserve the recent peace with England under its new Stuart dynasty so it was all to no avail.
Nevertheless he persisted with the invasion plan until his death in exile in 1616.
It is the same today; the bigger the enteprise, the more the profit margin goes off the scale.
The PFI's of the bliar gang are showing their true value to plebs now.
Ps, PFI's were first mooted by the tories and PR'ed by all political persusions as saving the NHS
So much for HS11 and the bridges of Boris are for the country infrastructure
If you don't think that the bill for individual enterprise is greater than the bill for Universal credit and the cost of the dysfunctional family (yes the 'royals')
You need some more brains and brimston in your belly - or; are you in a looking the other way mob!
Wanna be in a 'let;s face the facts' gang GOSH

1759; The earliest dated board game in England was sold on this day by its inventor John Jeffreys, from his house in Chapel Street, Westminster.
The game was called 'A Journey Through Europe', or 'The play of Geography'.
The present division in the UK is mainly caused by inequality which was hastened by the latest banking crash
Never ever forget that war is very similar to economic inflation - as soon as the next generation forgets
The politicians are on the side of Europe; and, many on the side of the banking community and America
One of The reasons I; as a pleb; am on the side of the EU is that despite having a sizeable banking and services community, it makes things to earn a crust.
Global warming will make every inch/millimetre in trade count.
I will be far from a happy bunny indeed; if, us plebs end up paying for global warming...
Wanna be in a 'So here's to the future; the fun has just begun gang GOSH

1951; Prime Minister Clement Attlee opened the largest oil refinery in Europe, at Fawley on Southampton Water.
Earl Attlee was from a far from poor background socialist prime minister...
The greedy git led oil industry has just announced business as usual - despite global warming.
Whose next!
The bankers; who by intention, have men and now women by the short and curlies - would the crash have ever happened if they didn't!
Wanna be in a 'when will we ever learn' gang GOSH

Has Greece just prolonged the change from within of the centre right led EU, by voting into power the greedy git gang!

SUN 15th SEPT 2019

1830; George Stephenson's Manchester and Liverpool railway opened.
During the ceremony, William Huskisson, MP,( liberal tory, with more than one constituency) became the first person to be killed by a train when he crossed the track to shake hands with the Duke of Wellington.
Stephenson was from humble beginnings and was illiterate until the age of 18.
The entire family lived in just one room at a house at Wylam.
The house was shared with three other families.
Each generation to its own - every generation adapts to the prevailing conditions...
At this moment in time we Brits live in a constitutional monarchy
The present MP's are taking a lot of flack from whatever side.
Mp's come from the human race - albeit to some a different race; some panic many don't.
Wanna be in a rules is rules (no giggling now) until they change gang GOSH

1901 The birth of Sir Donald Bailey, English civil engineer who invented the Bailey bridge, a wood and steel bridge small and light enough to be carried in trucks and lifted into place by hand, yet strong enough to carry tanks.
Field Marshal Montgomery is recorded as saying that without the Bailey bridge, we would not have won the war.
As a young lad I was in the engineers - say no more; now that I have seen the light.
Wanna be in a future gang GOSH

1966; HMS Resolution, Britain’s first nuclear submarine, was launched at Barrow.
Devonshire Dock Hall in Barrow, It provide(d)s a controlled environment for ship and submarine assembly.
Boris and his regime are just pre-election promiseering on building navy ships...
This man; who is now all things to all men and woman, knows that the UK is an economy under pressure
The Empire is gone; we can no longer afford to 'police the world'...
Wanna be in an accept the truth (In or out; the sooner we get back to 'making things of peace' the better off we will all be) gang GOSH

There is something that niggles me about Greece at the moment.
Ah yes; they have voted in greedy git party making change from within the EU that much harder...
We - or some of us - love a challenge; Eh what.

MON 16th SEPT 2019

1400; Owain Glyndŵr, Welsh ruler and the last native Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales, instigated the Welsh Revolt against the rule of Henry IV of England.
The current holder of the title is the ever lasting Prince Charlie.
I understand there are plans afoot to give some form of the title 'Wales' to 'his' male offspring - whoever the father is!
Wanna be in a 'time to let the royals go' whatever happens in the near future gang GOSH

1861; The Post Office Savings Banks opened in Britain.
Have you noticed the moves afoot to get plebs to save; and, the increased shared ownership of a place to live on the property market.
Plebs cannot save and afford to buy cos of the inequality at the present moment in time.
D. Cameroon - another eton mess - was fond of saying, 'broken britain' when in opposition.
Britain is indeed well and truly broken now; and, the near future...
Wanna be in a time for change now gang GOSH.

1915; The opening of Britain’s first Women’s Institute, at Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Anglesey, Wales.
Its two aims were to revitalise rural communities and to encourage women to become more involved in producing food during the First World War.
It is now the largest women’s (non-political) voluntary organisation in the UK - ask Mr. bliar.
Thw WI purports to be classless.
Wanna be in a less class gang GOSH

1968; Britain introduced a 'two tier' postal system - First and Second Class.
Letters and parcels bearing the more expensive 1st class stamps would be given priority of delivery.
Was this a sign of the inequality of a two tier Britain (UK)to come.
Wanna be in a time for change gang GOSH

The people of Greece have chosen a step back to inequality.
Is this the desperation of ignorance - to the greedy git winners; 'no'
To the plebs; who knows - that's democracy...

TUES 17th SEPT 2019

1939; World War II: A German U-boat U 29 sank the British aircraft carrier HMS Courageous.
She sank in 20 minutes with the loss of 519 of her crew.
WW11 had just started 13/14 days earlier when Britain and France declared war against Germany on the third of september.
Just after goebells and goering had made the guns and butter speech - an older model in economics now
It refers to the ratio of 'defence' spending to food (making things).
Am I bias cos I've never lost a loved one in either world war against the germans.
Wanna be in a forward looking gang GOSH

1944; The start of the Battle of Arnhem, part of Operation Market Garden, an attempt to secure a string of bridges through the Netherlands, in and around the Dutch town of Arnhem.
The military liberating forces are still almost revered around Arnhem - have you heard them cloggies speak english!
Wanna be in a EU gang Gosh

1944; Blackout regulations eased in Britain to allow lights on buses, trains and at railway stations for the first time since the beginning of World War II in 1939.
To be in a war is very hard indeed - imagine the imposed sacrifices; it is all relative
Do you really want to be in an 'as soon as the next generation but one forgets; gang GOSH

1993; The British National Party won its first council seat in a by-election in East London, provoking fear in the local Asian community. The internationality of an Empire Eh!
If; you dont think that many 'ex' members of the BNP. are now in UKIP
You; need another bodily orifice to let out the effluence...
Wanna be in a less racist gang GOSH

How old is the 'whatever', 'Patriotism is the refuge of the scoundrel' now.
Has Greece signalled a return to Nationalism by marginally electing a Greedy Git Government!

WED 18th SEPT 2019

1914; The Irish Home Rule Act (intended to provide self-government for Ireland within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland) became law, but was delayed until after World War I.
The present population of Southern Ireland is way over twice that of Northern Island.
The land mass of Eire (The Emerald Isle-it rains a lot) compared to that of NI is much more.
The mass of greedy git wealth in england is concentrated in the warm south.
The times and weather, they are changing quickly
Wanna be in a learn even quicker gang GOSH

1944; World War II: The British submarine HMS Tradewind torpedoed Junyō Maru, a Japanese cargo ship used to transport prisoners.
It was the world's greatest sea disaster at the time with 5,620 dead.
723 survivors were rescued, only to be put to work in conditions similar to those of the Burma Railway where death was commonplace.
The japanese nation state was as bad as the germans...
When man starts killing man - and, now women are allowed in the game - the truth is the first thing to be jettisoned to make the load lighter...
Are you a holocaust denier!
Do you believe that the first modern generation of Scottish immigrants had nothing to do with the Ku Klux Clan.
Do you believe that the British Empire had nowt to do with slavery; and,
The good old British squaddie wasn't a guard around the first concentration camp on this warming up planet.
Do you really want to be in a 'lets hang on to what we got - now the greedy gits have got it' gang GOSH

Greece has a greater guns to butter ratio than the UK at the moment - it is a form of employing humans The UK has gone down the Nuclear route - it requires less humans...
Has one noticed that it is now more common for the lead economy of the EU (yes; them germans) to not do as well now that the leavers are in power.
I am not up to date with the ups and downs of various nation states and never have been!
However; I am aware that over time a good biggun beats a good little one A nation state that makes things and employs - as opposed to using em - more people; will be better off over time

THURS 19th SEPT 2019

1839; Birth of George Cadbury, the chocolate manufacturer.
A Quaker, he believed in taking care of the welfare of his workforce, and he created a model village for his employees at Bournville, Birmingham.
1851; Birth of William Hesketh Lever. He changed the process of soap manufacture by using vegetable oils instead of tallow. Like George Cadbury he cared about the welfare of his workers, and established the new town of Port Sunlight Merseyside, to house them.
Good cop, bad cop; good pleb,bad pleb; good owner, bad owner.
Is an english owner better than a 'foreign owner - both organisations to make profit are now a part of a group, owned by 'foreigners.
Is nationalisation the answer - a form of, I reckon so; you can't turn back time; for the good of the country.
Wanna be in a forward looking gang GOSH

1946; The Council of Europe was founded following a speech by Winston Churchill at the University of Zurich.
It promotes co-operation between all countries of Europe in the areas of legal standards, human rights, democratic development, the rule of law and cultural co-operation.
Having lived in and travelled extensively in Europe; we are all becoming the same.
Has being a member of the EU accelerated the rate of change!
It more than likely has; despite the gap being a mere 21 miles.
My heart is with the leavers but, my head is with the remainers.
Taking everthing into account - not least climate change - I have no far flung relations; nor am I a fan of the banking and services community; change should come from within the EU.
Wanna be in a time for change gang GOSH

1952; The United States prevented the English born film legend Charlie Chaplin from returning to his Hollywood home until he was investigated by the Immigration Services.
Chaplin made it good in america from a poor start in England...
A classical example of the humans of the land of the brave and free persecuting someone with differing views.
Wanna be in our time for change gang GOSH

The nation state of Greece has seen much change recently.
Is marginally electing a right wing government a must to be a member of the EU!
I think (know) not...

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