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In 101 days, it will be Hallowe'en

Blain's Morning Porridge "I just checked my calendar and in 101 days, it will be Hallowe'enů" Thank goodness for all the happy pictures of Prince George's Birthday across the papers this morning. Not much else to celebrate here in Blighty. We're about see a screed of cabinet ministers...
Let's try another spot

Blain's Morning Porridge "I don't know, lad. It's like no cheese I've ever tasted. Let's try another spot. " Tomorrow is the official 50th anniversary of Man on the Moon. Extra points for anyone who gets this morning's moon connected quote. Back in the Real World Netflix shook markets...
The best laid plans

Blain's Morning Porridge - July 18th 2019 "The best laid plans o' mice and men gang aft agley." Apologies for absence of Porridge in the last few days, but an even bigger apology is due for a stupid mistake I made last week – see below. Lots of stuff to think about today –...
Bad things may remain hidden

Blain's Morning Porridge "If you play good cricket, a lot of bad things may remain hidden." What a Splendid Sports Sunday: Wimbledon, Formula 1 Grand Prix and the extraordinary finish to the Cricket World Cup. It's rare for a Scotsman to be cheering for England – but this one did...
The world's at your feet

Tough times for the UK may force rate cut

A long nervous summer awaits


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