On Manoeuvres in Stony Stratford

As many will no doubt be aware Paul Bartlett, a somewhat puritanical councillor in Stony Stratford, has come up with a quite ridiculous wheeze, viz a proposal to ban smoking in public within the town.

This idea will be debated at a council meeting on Wednesday 19th July.

Ahead of that meeting Dick Puddlecote is organising a protest in the town on Saturday 16th July, the details of which can be found on Facebook and on his blog.

This non-smoker is planning on being there – public transport permitting.

Hope to see you there.


  1. jameshigham says:

    Sounds like a nifty knees-up down there. All the best. DK informs us you don’t smoke. ;-)

    • Misanthrope Girl says:

      Indeed I don’t, as I myself point out in this post. Never have done, never felt the need. I did though spend many an hour in a smoky pub before the ban without being concerned for my health.