(Editor’s note: This is our first post from Di Gestive and we would like to thank herContinue reading →
Watching this wonderful documentary is a salutary lesson to us all: the natural world is filled with beauty and wonder, astonishing ingenuityContinue reading →
Ah yes, as the nights draw in and a chill fastens itself to the world, as the first stumbles and slips on icy pavementsContinue reading →
Under the circumstances, I suppose it’s nearly mandatory that I start off by saying, “Evening, possums!” I was as disappointed asContinue reading →
Well, new management folks! There will be an ‘alternative Ms Raccoon’ for the next couple of months – someone has very kindly volunteered to fill my shoes whilst I concentrate on getting better.Continue reading →
Those of you who know me well, will be aware that I have not been well in recent months.
Thanks to the excellent French medical service, which is second to none, I have undergone a batteryContinue reading →
Somewhere between my greasy gang land garagiste era and before sliding into the ice age of the Lord Chancellor’s Office, I ran a small hotel in Suffolk on the outskirts of a vastContinue reading →
That shrill group of legal harpies, Harriet Harman, Maria Eagle and Vera Baird, otherwise known as the Government ‘Equalities’ Office, have chosen today to launchContinue reading →
Undeterred by the egg splattered faces of scientists struggling to extricate themselves from a rising crescendo of claims that the whole notion of global warming and climate change is fraudulent, and oblivious toContinue reading →
Down on the Googlemail funny-forum, one patient won’t be taking any more medication
Earlier this year I had a long and at times irritable email correspondence with OliverContinue reading →
The Anger of a Quiet Man on the farce that is Catherine Ashton’s new appointment.
Raedwald on the need for a European Army.
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Right, lets take this very, very, slowly.
The gentleman sandwiched in the middle of these two ladies, as he has been for some time, is David Curry MP.
TheContinue reading →
I been down since I began to crawl,
If it wasn’t for bad luck
I wouldn’t have no luck at all* (*Music by Booker T Jones, lyrics by Continue reading →
In ending piglet’s troughing ways,
And save us all from Nu-Labour’s power when they had gone astray. O tidings of comfort and joy, comfort Continue reading →
If we neglect to chew our food
But what is stocked in one big shop
Has caused my lower jaw to drop
So you can see stuck Continue reading →
Are you sitting comfortably boys and girls? Then I’ll begin.
Once upon a time, my husband and I hoped that this year’s speech might contain something about cleaning up this denContinue reading →
The blogging world is essentially diamagnetic to the iron fist of controlling legislation. We scattered like whirling dervishes to our keyboards to denounce Baroness Buscombe’s suggestion that the PCC might encompass theContinue reading →
Conservative Central just don’t get it. They pay lip service to the idea that the electorate are up in arms about MPs expenses, they mutter that the electorate are ‘our Masters’, thenContinue reading →
Ed Balls, Secretary of State for Children.
Salary: £142,000 pa
Claimed expenses: £21,429 last year
Outlined above is the official nature of Ed Balls’ jobContinue reading →
Two days ago we had the farce of searching South London for a 25 stone Afro-Caribbean woman based on the sole information being that she had a mole under herContinue reading →
The Mail on Sunday holds out the delicious prospect that we may yet see some ‘naked’ civil servants. Whilst I have lambasted them previously for their inaccurate reporting, they have taken another biteContinue reading →
I heard on the radio that a ‘dangerous murderess’ had been taken for a stroll round the local ‘Toys ‘R’ Us’ and decided not to return to the secure mental hospital whence we had thought she was safelyContinue reading →
One of the ‘events’ I missed during my three day sleep in, was the defeat in parliament of the removal of the ‘freedom of expression’ amendment to the Coroners and Justice Bill.