You can’t be late today.Continue reading →
There are so many contradictions in the Alfie Meadows story; it is hard to know where to begin.Continue reading →
To print our names would be a crime;
Our lawyers would devise a way
To keep the media at bay.
Super-injunctions fit the bill
When Continue reading →
Should these people, politicians, journalists, even be allowed to breed? Should we insist on castration as an essential qualification for the job?
They have between them afforded themselves the right to engage in eugenics, toContinue reading →
What curious fellows these journalists are! Andrew Marr spends thousands obtaining an injunction to prevent publication of the well known gossip that he fathered a child by a Times Journalist whilst still married to a Guardian journalist.Continue reading →
Jumps Over the Lazy Dog” – the pangram that we all knew by heart once upon a time. Those of us engaged in the process of mechanically transcribing the spoken word, that is. It was drummed intoContinue reading →
A few days ago in the course of de-constructing the bogus science in a piece in the Daily Fail, regular Raccoonista and general stalwart SadButMadLad made a passing reference to the “Tunguska Event”.Continue reading →
Word has reached me here at the Nun and Firkin that Ed Miliband is to undergo surgery. Not, thank goodness for some terrible life threatening condition. Oh no, no, no!
Many of you will remember theContinue reading →
The knives are out for Nick Clegg, or perhaps it is the knaves.
He is a ‘traitor’, a ‘Judas’, a ‘man with no morals or integrity’. Many of these biblical appellations come from his ownContinue reading →
I have always loathed caravans. Could anything foul up the traffic flow more efficiently than a trundling three piece suite and double bed on wheels, with integral microwave and satellite tv aerial; a mobile council house headingContinue reading →
Think you’ve had a bad week? Spare a thought for poor Janet.
73 years old, and a diabetic, she had overcome her health difficulties sufficiently to go on a cruise, she doesn’t like flying.
WhilstContinue reading →
We don’t usually see the results of third sector empire building until they have reached mega-million status and are under threat from dastardly cuts. Here is a rare glimpse of one in the gestation/embryo period.
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Just as we are digesting the news that our judiciary don’t want any scurrilous hacks or members of parliament commenting on their decisions, or investigating stories, especially not when they are Continue reading →
Old Mathew had never married. Too shy, maybe? A spurned lover? Perhaps he was just ‘not the marrying kind’, as they used to say in a gentler, less intrusive, age.
He was not unaware of modernContinue reading →
Historically, the Court of Protection ‘protected the purse, not the person’.
The Mental Capacity Act of 2005 dramatically extended the remit of the court to include the ability to ‘protect the person’ as well – fromContinue reading →
Anybody out there who could record ‘The Liquid bomb Plot’ on National Geographic tonight (channel 526 at 8pm your time) onto a DVD?
I really, really, want to see it, and can’t get 526 out here!
I’ll make it worth your while…..Continue reading →
I think I might be morphing into an Anarchist. Everywhere I look there are organisations and bureaucracies taking in millions of pounds and giving the people from whom they extract that money absolutely no say in howContinue reading →
Is there any subject that politicians will leave alone in the race to be elected to the national trough?
Any point from which they recoil from their desire to have control over we mere mortals?Continue reading →
Sometimes I wonder what the journalists at the Daily Mail are smoking. Many a time I can see that they write their stories to be populist and written to bring out the base instincts and emotionsContinue reading →
I have to ‘fess up. I have been undone. Uncovered. My true purpose in life has been revealed.
After yesterday’s helpful intervention in the process of a forensic examination of the documentation that lay behindContinue reading →
After recent contentious developments it’s time to lower the tone slightly and talk about my bottom.
You see, alongside my friend and occasional poster Randy Hack I too have beenContinue reading →