Tag "bbc"

Texas comes to Surrey

A parking warden issues a ticket

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on an oil strike near Gatwick, the strangeness of lawns and a new political game.

No first-timers, thanks

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on trips to the tips, dodgy bow ties and the feminist Easter message.

The deceptive mug

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on inappropriate souvenirs, a priceless moment in Poldark and the most important four-letter word of them all.

An exercise in hindsight?

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on trying to explain the inexplicable, Italy's odd legal system and the legacy of the League of Gentlemen.

Day TV election debate was born

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Reverential, respectful and rather dull, the first General Election in which TV played a major role was dubbed the ‘lull before the lull’.

Mole writes again

Campaigner's state funeral plea

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES with Adrian's take on Richard III, government as approved by the Scots and a flaming good idea in the garden.

The voice of the people

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on common sense in ermine, a dimwit juror and those Antique Roadshow bargains.

Bring on the 20mph limits

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on a new generation of speeders, the DNA map of Britain and how Auntie missed a royal event.

The flower wilts

The Forces’ Sweetheart – Dame Vera Lynn

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on an anthem for Scotland, remembering VE-Day and an all-purpose party political broadcast.

Three Popes?

Pope Francis

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on Francis's career plan, bail for terror suspects and the vultures eyeing up your annuity.

The legacy of the gallows

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on five centuries of hanging, limos for dictators and a new job for Alan Partridge.