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Pistols at dawn

In 1807 England was at war with Napoleon. In the graveyard of St Laurence’s Parish Church in Stroud, Gloucestershire a plain stone carries the inscription: Here lie the remains of Lieutenant Joseph Francis Delmont, of His Majesty’s 82nd Regiment, born November 25, 1785, died August 18, 1807. On August 14th 1807 Delmont and Lieutenant Benjamin… Read More »

No return to the status quo ante?

The stock market and some of the respected commentators think the recession is over. Others, including the Bank of England, are not so sure. You could be forgiven for being confused!! Recession means different things to different people and businesses are affected in different ways. Interest rates are at an historic low and may remain… Read More »