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SHEDNOTES 72: Why Straw proved to be made of straw

The Shed thought Ian Jack, Guardian, was quite good on Jack Straw and Malcolm Rifkind, in his column on 28.2.2015. In his experience, he said, both of them were the kind of politician who was desperate to be liked all … Continue reading

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SHEDNOTES 37: Why Jeremy’s coat looks right on Nigel

Ian Jack, Gdn 20.12.14, added an observation worth recording to the sociology of clothes … When Jeremy Thorpe died earlier this month, I remembered his coat: slim-fitting and light brown, with a velvet collar in a deeper shade, it made … Continue reading

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Shednotes24: ON WATCHING ROCHESTER, CHEWING GUM AND FIXING DRAINS

THE SHED SAYS The Shed does not fly the flag of St George but many like it do, of course, and ours took a close interest in the comedy of Rochester and Strood, where Emily Thornberry, a nice cyclist from … Continue reading

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