Monthly Archives: October 2010

Squaring the circle

Former Prime Minister, Harold Wilson, once quipped that a week was a long time in politics. After a string of events which were calculated to make a lesser man blanch, Wilson was phlegmatic. He had spent most of his life climbing the greasy pole which is politics and he obviously felt that he needed to… Read More »


Son of Sweyn Forkbeard and of Swietoslava (or possibly Gunhilda also known as Sigrid the Haughty) the daughter of Mieszko 1 of Poland, grandson of Harold Bluetooth and great grandson of King Gorm (the first historically recognised King of Denmark) and more famed for the story that he once tried to command the advancing waves… Read More »