Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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From the stage performance ‘At The Drop Of Another Hat’ in 1964 Lyrics: Michael Flanders= M, Donald Swann = D M: The First law of Thermodynamics. M: Heat is work and work is heat D: Heat is work and work … Continue reading
‘Twas on a Monday morning The Gas-Man came to call; The gas tap wouldn’t turn – I wasn’t getting gas at all. He tore out all the skirting boards To try and find the main, And I had to call … Continue reading
I apologise to those resident outside the UK, but today is the day of our Budget. Flanders and Swann wrote this in 1953 when the Prime Minister was Winston Churchill and the Chancellor was Rab Butler. It was written for … Continue reading
Alas, my love, you do me wrong, To cast me off discourteously. For I have loved you well and long, Delighting in your company. Chorus: Greensleeves was all my joy Greensleeves was my delight, Greensleeves was my heart of gold, … Continue reading