The Reeves’ Tale

12 Mar

Yesterday I visited my friend and steel city reader, Dave Hansell, a denizen of Stocksbridge so almost a Sheffielder. Dave, who knows the Labour Party inside out, has a thousand tales to tell of dirty tricks and flat out incompetence … Read More »

In Peterborough and Stamford

9 Mar

Our history lives on in our language. We have Saxon words for livestock, French ones for meat – cow-bœuf .. sheep-mouton .. pig-porc – because the conquered Saxons merely tended what their Norman overlords got to eat. Here in Peterborough Cathedral, … Read More »