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  • Today, while my dough proved all day, I was busy.

    As I went from one place to another in pouring rain, I had to wait a while to complete my errands in each location and I kept abreast of the news happenings on my iPhone. The government was all in a fluster about the Leveson inquiry causing scandal, and in even more in a fluster about the double dip recession. Prime Minister's Question Time was a seething clamour as the culture secretary scrambled to keep his job, and his assistant was sacrificed on the alter of public outrage.

    I'll admit to taking a certain perverse pleasure in the squirming and posturing. These people who I did not elect, in particular the Culture Secretary, have a direct effect on my daily bread. I want to see them made to justify their own crusts with at least a semblance of fair government.

    Sooner or later people must eat the loaves they bake for themselves. Fortunately, mine turned out to be splendid.
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