posted Wednesday, 12 May 2010
Maggie Clegg was the dependable keeper of the Corner Shop (Coronation Street) in the sixties and seventies.
Younger sister of Betty Turpin.
This ‘Only Connect’ blog, according to Google, is the originator of this specific connection with current political events.
tags: nick clegg cameron coalition tory liberal
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Wednesday, 12 May 2010 11:06 am
And Gordon Clegg in the story-line was the name of Maggie Clegg’s imputed son!
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Wednesday, 12 May 2010 10:33 pm
“Footfalls echo in the memory
Down the passage which we did not take
Towards the door we never opened
Into the rose-garden.”
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I wrote a short short fiction on 30 April at link immediately above. Objectively, I feel this has become a fable or metaphor for events in the UK in the last few days.
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Please see link iimmediately above where The Times seems to have that Burnt Norton quote a day after I did above! 🙂
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Sunday, 16 May 2010 9:06 am
One or two people have asked me how I stumbled on the above connection. Well, I was an avid watcher of ‘Coronation Street’ from when it started in 1960 until around 2004. 🙂