Monthly Archives: July 2012

Rangers – like a phoenix from the ashes

Here’s my theory on why the demise of Rangers could be good for Scottish football: Rangers and Celtic have the wrong strategy. They use their financial muscle to out-buy their domestic rivals in the mediocre Balkan player market.

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Who will seize the post Thatcherite agenda?

The banking crisis and the sink schools crisis are two sides of the same coin. Or, to put it another way, what we are apparently witnessing now as a crisis of capitalism is in fact a crisis of government.

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An educational iron curtain

We learn from our boys’ local school that not only is the excellent headmistress being deployed more or less permanently to an even tougher job posting in Siberia, but the superb young teacher who taught boy #1 last year is … Continue reading

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