Olly's having a laugh; YourSay.
I THOUGHT Karren The Karren is a mountain in Bregenzerwald, part of the Northern Limestone Alps in Vorarlberg, Austria.
Karren is the terms used to describe the micro-solutional feature that form on exposed limestone surfaces. Brady's column was a bit too handbag and heels, but Mike Olley's view of politics is almost laughable, and I would say his bow-tie is a lot more colourful. Let's have some grit and some humour, not the same old back-slapping mediocrity that Mike throws into the stir-fry with as much gusto as a baked spud and beans.
I never thought I would say it, but give me Maureen Messent any day, and if Karren's got some free time bring her back.
S T Vaughan, Yardley Wood n YOUR columnist Mike Olley states that Christine Braddock just "runs a technical college, one of many in the city".
This is the lady who rescued Matthew Boulton College Matthew Boulton College is a Further and Higher Education college situated in the Eastside of Birmingham, West Midlands. It has Centre of Vocational Excellence (CoVE) status in Print Media & Graphics, Business & Professional Services and Vocational Medical Sciences. from pounds 5 million debt and is now principal and chief executive of Matthew Boulton and Sutton colleges of further and higher education.
Norman Howell MBE MBE (in Britain) Member of the Order of the British Empire
MBE n abbr (BRIT) (= Member of the Order of the British Empire) → título ceremonial
MBE n abbr (Brit) (= , Birmingham B20