- I detest Simon Jenkins and everything that he stands for, and...
- It really annoys me when the reptilian profession slag Nottingham off for no good reason.
Go and read it, why don't you? And when you do, you can see how his mind works. His sub-editors are confident that they can summarise it by saying "...Nottingham's glories are now defaced victims of Blair's Britain."
Funny that. I always thought that the biggest blow that Nottingham ever sustained was from Geoffrey Howe's budgets of the early 1980s. But you wouldn't expect a Tory like Jenkins to acknowledge that, would you. Instead, you get the horror of faceless bureaucrats .... *pause* .... housing riff-raff.. *pause* ... in the countryside!!!
"Eeek! Eeek! There are more dreadful townies being housed around Barton in Fabis!"
It sounds like it was dictated by some old Tory git - probably the local branch chair of the CPRE.
Oh, and Col is onto the git as well.