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Neil Hamilton In The National Assembly for Wales Is An Insult To Us All

Mid-Wales is one of the most pro-EU parts of the UK, yet UKIP are very likely to win a seat here under the undemocratic system of “Top-Up Lists”.
So you’d hope they might parachute an intellectual and persuasive supporter of Brexit into a sensitive situation.
The news we are very likely to get the unrepentantly sleazy Neil Hamilton is an insult to the people of mid-Wales.

Here’s a timely look at his paid lobbying for nasty people, cash for questions in Parliament, election defeat, libel losses and refusal to admit the vast evidence of his guilt.

[Warning – may contain swearing and pictures of this oily heap of shit]

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Blackpool Pleasure Beach Speedy Pass

I love Blackpool.
I know a review of the Speedy Pass scheme at Blackpool Pleasure Beach (BPB) is a little beyond the scope of an Aberystwyth food blog, but I feel passionately that it is a disgrace to the people of England, and a potent symbol of the moral bankruptcy of British people today.
I don’t understand how and when pushing into queues become socially acceptable.

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Morrisons Match & More Proves Me Right

Morrisons Match & More card has caused a bit of argument in our house.
I disapprove of Loyalty Cards.
I am loyal to my family, to my friends and to the Welsh rugby team.
I am not loyal to the hedge funds and asset strippers who own our chain stores.
I cut up my Boots card after they moved their HQ to Switzerland to avoid paying the tax that pays for our schools and hospitals.

But Dafydd has been a vocal supporter of Morrisons Match & More cards, waving a £5 voucher under my nose every few weeks, and then loudly drinking the 4 bottles of booze it bought him across one long, tedious evening.

And I, like the big hypocrite I am, have borrowed his card to help him build up the points.

Fortunately, Morrisons have brought this to an end by “changing” the Match & More scheme.
I don’t know what they’ll call it, because they’re not Matching anymore, and seem to be offering less.
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