I leave you all in the capable hands of Ms Smudd and Master Ward, who will continue to amuse and exasperate in equal quantities.
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Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of the creation of the ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet. On that day in 1969 a small laboratory on the UCLA campus unleashed a force which hasContinue reading →
10 days ago, Flash Gordon announced that he had less than 50 days in which to save the world. The main stream press have responded to his dilemma in magnificent fashion, and the suggestionsContinue reading →
I am so coldly, rigidly, white knuckled angry, that at 3am I still can’t sleep.
The cause of my anger is an article, so poorly researched, so sensationalist, so, so utterly, incompetently wrong, written by a ‘Whitehall Editor’Continue reading →
Ex-Minister Peter Hain leaving the scene of yet another little misunderstanding in 1969.
HAIN CLAIMS VINDICATION – BUT HE NEEDS TO LOOK HARDER AT THE NUMBERS
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There are powerful biological reasons why women fear rape. There are equally powerful biological reasons why men protect their womenfolk from rape. We have an inbuilt instinct to ensure that the food supply will supportContinue reading →
Almost two hours long, (and there are already rumours that Continue reading →
The BBC’s Mark Thompson claims that he had ‘no choice’ other than to invite Nick Griffin on to Question Time because of the Corporation’s ‘central principle of political impartiality’ – nicely distancing himselfContinue reading →
As ‘G’ Day approaches, the BBC Chief’s of Staff are out strutting their stuff to assure us plebs that the battle will be won, there will be no loss of life amongst theContinue reading →
Good Morning, this is your captain speaking. I would like to welcome you aboard my maiden flight.
I’ve never flown a plane before, I’ve never worked on aContinue reading →
The Algarve summer is over, and rather abruptly so.
On Sunday, I was at the beach, enjoying the final days of warm and dry bliss of this long summer of ’09.Continue reading →
When you don’t have many claims to fame, you need to work hard at protecting the ones you do have.
The history ofContinue reading →
‘Journalists think before they write – bloggers write before they think’, runs the popular mantra of those who extol the virtues of professional journalists over bloggers.
The uproar over Jan Moir’sContinue reading →
On your expenses you can put the fat fee,
For I want McCavity out full and fair,
Wi’ Harriet Harman, Jack Straw, and Mandy,
Jacqui Continue reading →
By the time the ‘breaking news’ announcements had given way toContinue reading →
This morning every member of the HouseContinue reading →
Fawkes profiting from Parliament’s collapse? Dubious accounting methods ultimately destroying the integrity of Parliament? Government intervention in the style in which the unemployed were supported? Social unrest regarding the manner in which theContinue reading →
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. EspeciallyContinue reading →
What delicious irony! Sir Stuart Bell complaining that allegedly ‘retrospective rules’ were introduced by Sir Thomas Legg during his inquiry into the probityContinue reading →
The hen-pecked and snaggle-toothed Mr Smudd.
If it hadn’t been for Flanders and Swann and a treacle-voiced bass-baritone called Ian Wallace, I wouldn’t have given it a second thought.Continue reading →
The Islam4UK organisation, which seems to be nothing more than a new front organisation for the banned terrorist organisation Al-Muhajiroun of Anjem Choudary fame, has called the brothers to arms.
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Ronald Norcliffe, 65, kept the cow and its calf in a barn but had not provided adequate lighting, breaching the Animal Welfare Act.
Huddersfield magistrates heard that Mr Norciffe, who had been a farmer for 30Continue reading →
No, no, no – not that Market, not the Stock Market, they’ve given up all hope of controlling that market.
They have turned their attention to one of the oldest examplesContinue reading →
The Queen has invited the Pope to ‘tea’ – “more tea Pope”? – next year at Buckingham Palace. According to The Catholic Herald, the Queen has “grown increasingly sympathetic” to the CatholicContinue reading →