Results tagged “column”

By Jim Fitzpatrick

jimELECT.JPGThere were concerns. Not everyone was on board the Olympic bus. Then the fortnight finally arrived, the sun came out, and a spirit of goodwill, friendliness and unity seemed to spread among us.

It was uplifting to see spectators cheering on athletes from countries other than their own.

Blonde's Eye View: Cleaned out

By Giles Broadbent on November 5, 2009 11:38 AM |


Angela Clarke goes into mourning for the loss of her cleaner - but she suspects the sadness is born of another cause.

I have been abandoned by my cleaner. She has returned to Poland because she needs to see a doctor.

The NHS is that bad.

By Jim Fitzpatrick

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I've always thought of this column as being an opportunity to convey a sense of the work and experiences of a local MP.

Certainly, I've not used the column for political point-scoring. Perhaps I've got it wrong, having read the Conservative councillor's column in last week's Wharf.


By Bernard Wilkes

Domaine de Buganay
Provence, France, £6.39

"The nose has soda pop and strawberry tart notes. The palate is clean and dry with cherry flavours and a very moreish, crisp finish."


By Bernard Wilkes

Corona de Castilla
Ribera del Duero, Spain, £9.99

"This red wine has coconut and vanilla notes on the nose with red plum and cherry flavours on the palate."