Archive for January 2015

Election promises

Word reaches Old Grumpy that, at last week’s planning committee, Mr Keith Bradney, an objector to Cllr Johnny Allen-Mirehouse’s plans to stick five giant wind turbines on the Angle peninsula, began to read an extract from Johnny’s election address. Unfortunately, before he could tell the full story, Mr Bradney was interrupted by the council’s acting... Read More »

News from the Western Front

Complaints have been received that there is not enough Kremlinology on this site. I had thought that sort of juvenile tittle-tattle could be left to that other website, but if there is a demand for it here I will have to oblige. After all, the customer is always right. So let me bring you news... Read More »

Rewriting history

Last week, the Western Mail carried a story in which Stephen Crabb MP, Secretary of State for Wales, is quoted as saying: “The problem with Pembrokeshire – and I’ve been saying this for well over 10 years since I’ve been doing politics down there, is that Independent-run local authorities give you weak accountability. “There’s a slightly... Read More »

Herb garden

While other websites seek to amuse their readers during the festive season with fripperies like Golden DonQui awards, Old Grumpy would rather accentuate the positive by offering advice on creative activities such as planting a herb garden to provide delicious flavourings for soups, stews, casseroles and cold buffets throughout the year. Old Grumpy would recommend... Read More »