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Winner of the montage caption competition

There were some splendid entries for the caption competition.  Some were notably innovative.  I had difficulty deciding which topped the others.   I eventually narrowed it down to three, but others  met the ‘laugh out loud’ test.  The three played on … Continue reading

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Caption competition: a montage

For this month’s caption competition, I thought I would make it a little more challenging than usual by using a montage I was sent from the debate in which I participated just over a couple of years ago at Lancaster … Continue reading

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Winner of the Bagehot competition

I can now reveal the winner of the Bagehot caption competition.  It was a difficult one to judge.  There was a splendid array of entries, but deciding which one had the edge over others was far from easy.  Should I … Continue reading

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The Bagehot caption competition

At the beginning of the month, I visited Langport in Somerset to take part in the 4th Annual  Bagehot Debate, opposing the motion ‘It’s time for a  new Magna Carta’.  Held at the Huish Academy, Lord Tyler and pupil Douglas Stephenson … Continue reading

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The winning entry

There were some splendid entries for the May caption competition.  I have been spoilt for choice.  Every one who contributed should give themselves a pat on the back.  About thirty entries could have been ranked as second equal.  Some entries … Continue reading

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The May caption competition….

I thought I would take Mark Shephard up on his suggestion that I use a photograph from the University Founder’s Day Lecture I gave last month as the subject of the caption competition.  Having reviewed the pictures I have of … Continue reading

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The winning entry…

There were some witty and innovative entries for the Easter caption competition.  There was a natural tendency to focus on the cone, though others picked up on the leg, and the columns, appearing to be attached to my head.  One … Continue reading

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