BRAVE NEW BRITISH WORLD (1)
Our present head of regime has launched a whole flotilla ... at least a thousand ships ... of important new 'green' initiatives.
Why do I say a thousand?
Because the Media claim that this is all the result of the powerful influence of his current maitresse en titre.
Very probably. I suspect that the Slaves of Clio, when they come write up this period, may indeed categorise the lady (purely in the political sense) as a Lady Castlemaine rather than as a Nell Gwynne. When he tires of her, I wonder if he will give her a dukedom for his parting gift.
As he moves on, perhaps he will honour his progeny by her with the authentically Norman French surname ffitzbojo.
BRAVE NEW BRITISH WORLD (2)
Last Saturday, The Times, once regarded as the organ of the Btitish Establishment and occasionally referred to as The Thunderer, contained a review by one of its retained columnists referring, obiter et iocose, to the head of regime ... a 'Conservative' politician ... as a "sex maniac". I wonder if this is a first ...
The latest scandal in which he has been involved, refusing to sack a senior female minister found to have broken the Ministerial Code, led one civil servant to comment: "We've always been used in this country to a 'good chap' system of government; that people will do the right thing in the end. This shows that Johnson doesn't play by those rules."