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About Miles Piper

After university, Miles Piper began his career on a local newspaper in Wolverhampton and has since worked for a number of national newspapers and magazines. He has also worked as a guest presenter on Classic FM. He was a founder-member of the National Rust board. More Posts

Not just a matter of self-identification

Many of those who contribute to this organ take pride in the Rust‘s long and healthy record of pointing out both the oddities and absurdities of modern 21st Century “woke”, politically-correct, “Let’s invent new groupings of supposedly disadvantaged put-upon minorities [...]

December 3, 2021 // 0 Comments

What it’s all coming to, possibly …

Regular visitors to the Rust will be all too familiar with our mission statement, raison d’etre, ethos, quirky attitudes and interests – and even our total lack of interest in the potential commercial upsides of our unique and extraordinary success and global domination of the market [...]

November 10, 2021 // 0 Comments

Some things never change

Regular visitors to the pages of this organ will be all too familiar with some of our “running” campaigns and/or attitudes to occasional aspects of developing modern life in the 21st Century that – despite becoming part of the fabric of human society – do not seem to our contributors to [...]

November 9, 2021 // 0 Comments

And now … the end is near …

Trawling around the British newspaper websites in the wee hours – as is my wont – just occasionally one comes across examples of reports, opinion pieces or even journalistic excellence that impress – or indeed, alternatively, cover ground or express opinions with which you may not [...]

November 6, 2021 // 0 Comments

That was then … and this is now

When it comes to business and sport, it’s a funny old world isn’t it? From a sports fan’s perspective, geography is generally a vital ingredient. Youngsters can be brought up from the mother’s milk and Farley’s rusk stage of life to watch their parents’ favourite teams, players, [...]

October 9, 2021 // 0 Comments

And here (possibly) is one he made earlier

Most Rusters will be at least aware of the infamous Salvador Mundi, the subject of one of the art world’s all time greatest controversies, which – if legend is to be believed –  currently resides upon a massive super yacht owned by the crown prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin [...]

September 10, 2021 // 0 Comments

The curse continues to gather pace

Spotted overnight upon the media websites: another example of the latest fashionable “woke” madness – the drive to promote ridiculous pastimes like cycling and e-scootering, loosely in the supposed cause of saving the Earth from the effects of a man-made carbon emissions [...]

August 19, 2021 // 0 Comments

Never going to say “I told you so”, but …

Here follow two reports spotted on the internet overnight relating to one of several ongoing Rust campaigns seeking to try and highlight the lack of common sense being applied to life as it is lived in the 21st Century with all its cow-towing to diversity, political correctness, [...]

August 16, 2021 // 0 Comments

Get behind our campaign now!

There is no secret about the fact that the Rust observes the world from the perspective of those who are just slightly beyond the first flush of youth, arguably a viewpoint that is seriously under-valued (not to say ignored in many respects) in the 21st Century. Which is a tangential way of [...]

August 10, 2021 // 0 Comments

The dictatorship of the cycling brigade

Every stout and upright member of the British public over the aged of fifty will be familiar with the notion that the 21st Century’s “woke” Generation X do-gooders have a regrettable supposedly politically-correct stranglehold over the thinking and policies of the craven UK [...]

July 30, 2021 // 0 Comments

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