Author Archives: Robert Henderson

The Archers: an everyday story of simple culling  the Archers from the programme folk

Robert Henderson The  Archers is currently the subject of various story-lines  which bid fair to leave the programme a largely Archer-free zone. The pivotal Archer  family – David and  Ruth Archer – are in the process of selling Brookfield with … Continue reading

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Film Review – Mr Turner

Main cast Timothy Spall as Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) Dorothy Atkinson as Hannah Danby Paul Jesson as William Turner Marion Bailey as Sophia Booth Ruth Sheen as Sarah Danby Sandy Foster as Evalina Dupois – Martin Savage as Benjamin … Continue reading

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England could be Balkanised by stealth after the 2015 General Election

Robert Henderson It is quite clear what the strategy is of all Westminster Parties apart from the Tories and Ukip : they are desperate to Balkanise England.  English votes for English laws (EVEL) will not work for practical reasons such … Continue reading

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What is wrong with English cricket?

I have been watching English first class cricket  since the 1950s. During the  2014 season I  watched  eight days of county cricket. The matches  involved  ten of the eighteen counties . These counties  were evenly drawn from the first and … Continue reading

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The BBC and “coloured  players“

Robert Henderson Twice in the past few days  two  interviewees from the football world  on Radio 5 have used the word coloured in connection with  black players  when discussing the possible introduction of the Rooney Rule into English football. The … Continue reading

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Devolution and an in-out referendum Part 2 – The hard facts to be put before the Celts

Devolution and an in-out referendum – UKIP Daily Devolution and an in-out referendum – UKIP Daily In part 1 I looked at the UK electoral arithmetic which suggested that England might well  vote to leave the EU  while one or … Continue reading

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Devolution and an EU In/Out Referendum – The Electoral Arithmetic – UKIP Daily

Devolution and an EU In/Out Referendum – The Electoral Arithmetic – UKIP Daily Devolution and an EU In/Out Referendum – The Electoral… Little attention is being given to the implications for an IN/OUT referendum of the ever more potent devolution … Continue reading

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