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Myles Harris is the editor of the Salisbury Review. Well struck in years, he remembers when hangings were announced in received English by a man wearing a bow tie on the BBC Home Service, midwives rode bicycles, Lady Almoners looked after the deserving poor in hospitals and children were separated by the 11 plus into sheep and goats. Since then except for painless dentistry, he has seen little improvement.

EU Referendum? Its a ‘no brainer’

13th May 2016 7

Despite Brussels’ protestations that the EU Referendum is a once-only offer, if Britain votes ‘out’ the EU will be forced to come cap in hand asking us to reconsider. We are the fifth largest economy in the world and unlike Brussels (23 […]

Editorial

28th February 2016 0

You might be forgiven for thinking that if we vote to leave the EU in June, it will happen. Of course we expect some foot stamping in Brussels, but within a year Britain would be […]

Editorial Winter 2015 ©

15th December 2015 0

This November a crowd watching a ‘friendly’ football match in Istanbul between Greece and Turkey booed and chanted ‘Allah Akbar’ during a minute’s silence for the victims of the Paris attacks. Allowing for the yobbishness […]

Wild Locusts and Honey

1st August 2015 0

1. In those days came the Prophet Jeremy, preaching in the wilderness of North Islington, 2. And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of Clem is at hand. 3 For this is he that was […]

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