Today the clocks went back one hour in yet another attempt by âGovernmentâ to interfere with the natural order of things. Humans are not that much different to the rest of the animal kingdom in that we operate best inContinue reading →
We already pay road tax for the upkeep of roads, even though only a small proportion of it is actuallyContinue reading →
Its going to take a few days to pick up were Anna left off when she decided to finally enjoy her retirement from blogging.
We fully intend to continue highlighting and acting on cases like Nick Hogan jailed for infringing theContinue reading →
I am utterly astounded by iDave making this statement. This is an utter disaster, the very fact that the EU wanted a 6% expansion in its spending just shows how out of touch with econnomic reality the EU is andContinue reading →
Did you hear it? Friday night, around tea-time? The crunch of gears engaging, the whine of engines turning over. Perhaps you smelt the noxious diesel fumes as Sandwell Borough Council revved up their engines, lowered their gunContinue reading →
Help me out here folks, Iâm floundering in a sea of ethics. I know that some of you are policemen yourselves, some are expert legal brains, some of you have in depth knowledge of religious tracts â thereContinue reading →
I am thoroughly enjoying the outrage over the proposed increases in contributions to public sector pensions â they have a Â£4 billion shortfall to make up this year alone.
The term âponzi schemeâContinue reading →
Yet another outraged Mum. Outraged, I tell you. Â Her son has been âmade to shave his headâ by his school headmaster.
Did he have nits? Was this intended to stigmatise him? Is thisContinue reading →
Tolerance is in short supply these days. If something upsets us we expect âthemâ to do something dramatic â forbid it, punish it, vanquish it, dissolve it, arrest it, âASBOâ it, or shoot it. TheContinue reading →
Whoâd a thought that Ed Militant would turn out to be the silent champion of the new Tory policy?
As a man whose own household is well heeled, whose name is not on his childâsContinue reading →
Being a Libertarian does tend to get you called a lot of very interesting names. Fascist, Right-Wing Nutter, selfish child hater being some of the kinder things that I haveContinue reading →
One of the frequent complaints of the teaching profession is that they are trying to communicate with large classes comprised of pupils who have a wide variety of different languages as a first language.
Inheriting âsomethingâ from your parents as the norm is a modern phenomena for the middle classes. For those under the age of 30, the expectation is that the âsomethingâ will be substantial. It mayContinue reading →
In 1940s Germany, the mere utterance of the word âJewâ was sufficient to silence any calls for âdue processâ or judgement by your peers â you had been denounced as Jew and even ifContinue reading →
Malaysia’s conservative Islamic party will field only a candidate who does not smoke in an upcoming by-election as the party seeks to boost its Islamic image.
The Pan-Malaysia Islamic Party (PAS),Continue reading →
I watched the news last night in utter bewilderment as a Chief Constable wrung his hands and pleaded for forgiveness â for having installed 200 CCTV cameras in what was described as a âMuslimâ area.
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My SPECIAL FRIEND Gildas the Monk has been trying to raise what he calls my awareness of GEO POLITICAL ISSUES, but I seem to be more confused than ever. Have I got this right?
So,Continue reading →
In the grim league table of primal fears, there is one undoubted winner â losing your child. To do so in a foreign country when your language skills are not perfect, and you do notContinue reading →