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… my soapbox

LBO Dec 2016 Collecting it from the store-room, I reverentially dust it down, carefully position it in the middle of…

Bar, line, speak

LBO Jan 2017 I enjoy watching a big rugby match. They can be great occasions and spectacular sporting battles.  My…

New Year: new pain

LBO Jan 2017 Why not begin the New Year with a topic you are likely to be hearing a lot…

Nostalgic trip

LBO Nov 2016 I am undertaking a nostalgic trip: a visit to the school where I was a pupil and…

High stakes no longer

LBO Oct 2016  When I started teaching the only time anybody came into my classroom was to borrow a piece…

At the dinner table

LBO Sept 2016 A common feature in some newspapers and magazines is the celebrity questionnaire. Who do you most admire?…

Social side is vital

LBO  July 2016 I am back from the gym and I confess it felt like hard work today.  I reflect…

Numbers don’t add up

LBO  June 2016 Driving a modern car is like motoring in a media emporium with limitless opportunities to be entertained. …

No lack of ambition

LBO  June 2016 Driving a modern car is like motoring in a media emporium with limitless opportunities to be entertained. …

Goodnight all

LBO and Luton News May 2016 I am not too young to remember the BBC’s iconic police drama “Dixon of…