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by Katharine
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: looking for an ancient radio programme
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Re: looking for an ancient radio programme

Michael, if you’ve got time to waste, search here https://genome.ch.bbc.co.uk/schedules/r ... 1978-01-29 as far as I can see you’ve got all programmes listed day by day. A radio freak friend sent me the link very quickly when I asked for you.
by Katharine
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: looking for an ancient radio programme
Replies: 6
Views: 141

Re: looking for an ancient radio programme

Sorry Michael, I wasn’t in the UK at the relevant time! Hope you can find it, I’ll try to make some enquiries for you.
by Katharine
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Squeaker John Bercow
Replies: 5
Views: 400

Re: Squeaker John Bercow

I agree with you, Michael on everything you said. He is a bit theatrical but .... that's his style. He is there to uphold Parliament and that is what he does.
by Katharine
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Politics
Replies: 485
Views: 45711

Re: Politics

Just read your letter in Private Eye, Freaky, it was one of those weeks from h*ll last week, so never got round to reading much of Private Eye, just enjoyed the cartoons, as ever! Can’t think how CH set me up in any way. I remember a job interview in the 80s, by then I’d taught in Ghana, Pakistan an...
by Katharine
Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Strange old man dressed in WW1 army gear / dog named lobster
Replies: 130
Views: 23102

Re: Strange old man dressed in WW1 army gear / dog named lobster

I cannot imagine any such conversation with an adult in CH Hertford in my day! Come on Katharine, I bet DR was a total uninhibited raver. No way! The closest she ever came to mentioning the sex act was the infamous Tampax* talk. We were told, in no uncertain terms, that no gentleman would ever want...
by Katharine
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Strange old man dressed in WW1 army gear / dog named lobster
Replies: 130
Views: 23102

Re: Strange old man dressed in WW1 army gear / dog named lobster

I cannot imagine any such conversation with an adult in CH Hertford in my day!
by Katharine
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: One for Freaky and Co...
Replies: 26
Views: 744

Re: One for Freaky and Co...

I quite agree Michael.
by Katharine
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: One for Freaky and Co...
Replies: 26
Views: 744

Re: One for Freaky and Co...

There are in the UK probably at least 10 million people who either have dual citizenship or are entitled (as this girl may be) to apply for another citizenship*. Including, I suspect, Mr Javid. This is a slippery slope, and all these people are at risk of being stripped of their citizenship if a go...
by Katharine
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: One for Freaky and Co...
Replies: 26
Views: 744

Re: One for Freaky and Co...

There are in the UK probably at least 10 million people who either have dual citizenship or are entitled (as this girl may be) to apply for another citizenship*. Including, I suspect, Mr Javid. This is a slippery slope, and all these people are at risk of being stripped of their citizenship if a go...
by Katharine
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: One for Freaky and Co...
Replies: 26
Views: 744

Re: One for Freaky and Co...

Unless she really has Bangladeshi citizenship (and is not simply entitled to it) and does not hold the citizenship of another country then I do not believe that Sajid Javid can legally strip her of her British citizenship. Depriving her of her British citizenship would render her stateless which is...
by Katharine
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: How will CH cope with Brexit?
Replies: 60
Views: 2394

Re: How will CH cope with Brexit?

I was in JFK one evening and listening to a distant noise. A gentleman (and he turned out to be a real gentleman) of colour saw me and asked what the noise was. I replied (to his surprise) that they were "drumming the Asantahene" which is a mark of celebration and respect amongst the Akan. The man ...
by Katharine
Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Politics
Replies: 485
Views: 45711

Re: Politics

I live in Plaid Cymru territory, I think it will stay the same for a long time. Perhaps this is the price you must pay for living in one of the most beautiful places in the British Isles? True! I do have a lot of time for Liz Savile Roberts as a constituency MP. A couple of years ago I had to arran...
by Katharine
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Politics
Replies: 485
Views: 45711

Re: Politics

I agree with everything in your last post Tim. My sons went to boarding school because my husband worked for the British Council and we could be moved at short notice somewhere where there was no English medium education. As to deselection of MPs, the constituency parties surely make the decisions? ...
by Katharine
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Politics
Replies: 485
Views: 45711

Re: Politics

David, I agree there was a Referendum and that there was a small majority of those who voted voted Leave. Is there any way of deciding whether they meant Leave on current ideas? Would they have voted differently had they known? I can see nothing wrong in having a second referendum on the lines of Th...
by Katharine
Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: General Chat - Non CH
Topic: Politics
Replies: 485
Views: 45711

Re: Politics

I’ve been surprised not to see any comments from Freaky on the shenanigans of the last few weeks. I don’t think anyone can be happy about the way things are going. Personally, I can’t see anything wrong with the backstop and would far rather have that and a deal than to crash out without a deal. Did...