This was the month of Della's 9th Birthday and Daniel's UEA Graduation as the whole family spent much of the time at Horning as the weather turns wet after a hot and sunny start. We had lots of outings to the Holkham Country Fair , Norwich Theatre Royal and cinemas in Cromer and Norwich in Norfolk and Peterborough and Bedford back home.
I had many training sessions with Sam and long walks at Yarmouth, Winterton, Wells-nest-the-Sea and elsewhere and he was hunting and retrieving well and becoming steadier as he matured. Also some proving trips on the Paxton Princess. John Major's government was in trouble over about potential cuts to the Social Security System, adding VAT on fuel, their policy on the Social Chapter.
Also the wrongful conviction of the Birmingham Six and the Tories were absolutely hammered in the Christchurch by-election for its pains with my Liberal Democrat party as the beneficiary and there was a bonus for John Smith as a joint Labour Party/Union meeting recommended acceptance of planned reforms to bring "one-man, one-vote" to party elections. #
The Tokyo Summit of G7 industrial countries which agreed substantial tariff reductions on a wide range of goods under the GATT, thus avoiding trade wars and the G7 agreed a huge development loan for Russia as the key part of the former Soviet Union. The U.S.-led U.N. are on the brink of another confrontation as U.N. Weapons Inspectors are denied the opportunity of either sealing weapons test sites or putting up security cameras in Iraq.
All this fades into the background as domestic problems grow for Clinton with disastrous floods in the mid-west and they incur world disapproval for attacking Somalia's General Aidid after which crowds attack and kill foreign journalists.