Daily Archives: November 7, 2011

Victorian values re-evaluated

On Sunday inventor-entrepreneur James Dyson added his voice to the much-needed debate on planning in the UK.  Writing in support of a new Thames Hub airport for London (“Boris Island“) he laments “we have lost the ambition and vision of our Victorian ancestors. … Continue reading

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Prize-winning pumpkin prompts poignancy

After scandal threatened an ignominious end to his super-sizing reign, Shropshire mega-veg king Barry Truss regained his crown at last Sunday’s Beckbury Allotment Association Hallowe’en Pumpkin Competition. In June Barry was branded a cheat after he admitted injecting a prize-winning … Continue reading

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