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As regular visitors to this blog will know I am, of course, a fool. This foolishness is manifested in various ways, and on the whole I put up with myself and make light of my idiotic tendencies, which I suspect are often caused by what my friend Dr. F pointed out not so long ago […]

October 12, 2014

Saturday Evening Posts Worth Reading and the 25-Hour News.

The Archdruid reports on the Buffalo Winds. John Band on Clacton – the whitest place in the UK! Panorama narrows its focus. Lucy Reed on Deprivation of Liberty. Jacob Wheeler with a collection (scroll down!) of articles on how US special forces are now operating in virtually every continent. Eric Hardcastle on the fatuous ‘International […]

October 4, 2014

Saturday Evening Posts Worth Reading and the 25-Hour News.

Feminist Nirvana for £80 a day by Laura Perrins. Clive Bates and the ethics of deceiving people with false information. Damian McBride talks Balls. Moor Larkin continues his exhaustive examination of the Leeds General report – and finally tracks down the one and only time the word mortuary is used – you would never have known […]

September 27, 2014

25 Hour News Special (Scotland Decides)

The end is nigh, och aye…  

September 18, 2014

One Man and His Shed.

I needed to open a can of treacle today. Mr G was off in the middle distance, roaring up and down the field on his tractor; the man who cut the hay had had a wobble mid field, and the resulting bend in his perfect tram lines offended him bitterly. No chance of attracting his […]

September 14, 2014

Saturday Evening Posts Worth Reading and the 25 Hour News

Meanwhile, Scarfolk carries on as per unusual… http://scarfolk.blogspot.co.uk/ A retrospective on the curse of the ‘dirty old man’… http://jimcannotfixthis.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/no-country-for-old-men.html#!/2014/09/no-country-for-old-men.html Another interesting view on the Scottish Independence debacle… http://martinveart.blogspot.co.uk/ And the Highway (to Hell) Code… http://retardedkingdom.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/awareness.html#!/2014/09/awareness.html    

September 13, 2014

The Right to Roam

What would you say the main differences were between your average British street today and its equivalent of 30-40-50 years ago? Well, there’s probably more traffic on the roads, that’s a fair bet; and the air’s perhaps a little cleaner now there aren’t so many chimneys pumping toxic aromas into the atmosphere; stray dogs aren’t […]

September 9, 2014

On Bankruptcy and Miracles

This is a very personal post. So trust me that although I have changed certain salient details for various reasons, the essential crux of the facts are true. In fact, the full story is a bit more dramatic and unhappy than needs to be told. This week I chose to go bankrupt. Or rather, I […]

September 8, 2014

Saturday Evening Posts Worth Reading and the 25 Hour News

Meanwhile, the good folk of Scarfolk remain as queer as ever… http://scarfolk.blogspot.co.uk/   An interesting take on radical feminism from a genuinely radical feminist… http://elizabethkhobson.wordpress.com/2014/09/04/anti-feminism-is-the-new-feminism/   One rule for one and one rule for another? http://www.inside-man.co.uk/2014/09/03/is-it-acceptable-for-bbc-to-say-this-about-men/   Bon Anniversaire! A different take on a recent anniversary… http://retardedkingdom.blogspot.co.uk/#!/2014/08/bon-anniversaire.html  

September 6, 2014

A l’Eau, C’est l’Heure

Dear Blog, Thank-you for being here, you are such a comfort to me. There I was, minding my own business, as one does when one has an Important Man Doing A Professional Job Around Your House. Especially when it is a French artisan. Especially when you have waited weeks for him to turn up and […]

September 5, 2014