Friday, February 16, 2024

Lord Bonkers' Diary: Mr Gladstone with his dander up

Today Lord Bonkers has holts and hangers on his mind.


This modern habit of giving storms names does not appear well advised to me: it Gives Them Ideas. The last one that passed over Rutland did more damage to my woodlands than Mr Gladstone with his dander up. If they ever name one after the first Lady Bonkers, it really will be a signal to batten down the hatches.

Lord Bonkers was Liberal MP for Rutland South West, 1906-10.

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