What’s your favourite charity? Oxfam? Amnesty International? Maybe you keep your spare change closer to home, helping out the Air Ambulance or the Big Issue seller. Either way, the financial accounts of Eton, Harrow or Yorkshire’s own Pocklington School are unlikely to be high on anyone’s list of deserving causes. Rattling a collection tin for […]
Author: David Goff
David is a satirical, political blogger and author of We Are Not The Bad Guys,:A Story Of Power, Parrots & Refusing To Get Used To Stuff. David was born in west London and has gradually made his way to the Yorkshire Dales via Bath, Bristol, Manchester, Malaga, Hull and Northumberland. He has looked after parks, run shops, paid soldiers, taught children, made chocolate and only been sacked twice for not knowing when to keep his mouth shut.
The traditional grouse shooting season on the moors of North Yorkshire is turning out to be anything but glorious. Usually by mid-August the upland estates of the north are swarming with the tweed-covered friends of the seventh Earl of Bucktooth, accompanied by the dozens of hirelings necessary to ensure a successful slaughter. This year however […]