A while ago, two years and three months, to be precise, I was reading through the on-line political blogs, Guido, Dale, Old Holborn, the usual suspects, and thinking ‘where are all the women’? 50% of the voting population, andContinue reading →
I watched the Granada 6pm news last night. They were interviewing a masked bank robber; I assumed. It was difficult to tell. A pair of eyes was all you could see; they could have beenContinue reading →
This Raccoon happens to have the rarest blood group there is – AB-. I share it with just 1% of the population of either France or England; youContinue reading →
Previously I highlighted the case of a politician actually being quite normal and in effect saying do I as do, not as say.
However we now have the case of a politician saying Continue reading →
Forensic computer reconstructions of what renegade Osama brown-Gordon might look like now.
It is almost a year since anyone, especially from the coalition forces, has had any direct contact with the terrorist mastermind OsamaContinue reading →
One politician has just turned into a human being. Norman Baker has shown that he is normal.
Everyone knows that whenever a politician spouts some diktat it is always on the basisContinue reading →
Take a Beaconsfield GP, and put him in charge of your Navy.
Give him a 300 ft long nuclear powered cigar tube to play with.
Allow him to packContinue reading →
No Justice for Amy Houston: A Criminal’s Human Rights Protected
“BRITAIN has kings, but they are tyrants; she has judges, but unrighteous ones…”
TheseContinue reading →
Dear English, Irish and Welsh Cousins,
This is a little bit of an indulgence as you are not facing the prospect of more Labour.
Here in Scotland it is a very real possibility. LabourContinue reading →
Or how I learned to stop ogling and start listening
At the age of forty eight I have fallen quite pleasantly in love with a much younger woman. Or to be precise her voice. What happenedContinue reading →
Three cheers for Sir Nicholas Wall the President of the Family Division for his recent judgement in A v A Local Authority and Ors.
The decision is one of those Court of Protection Cases that hasContinue reading →
Governments wobble in the face of demonstrations. It doesn’t actually deter them from their course, as fox hunting fans, miners and picketing lorry drivers have discovered, but it’s good for a few knee trembles from those inContinue reading →
There’s a new scheme about. One that could net you £1000 for doing nothing. The catch? You have to be a tenant in social housing.
Housing minister Grant Shapp has launched this new scheme.Continue reading →
How quickly a word can become a term of abuse! It seems only yesterday that an ‘Internship’ conjured up a picture of a medical student gaining valuable experience in a busy hospital ward. Today it is aContinue reading →
Or to put it another way – is either the giving or receiving of money in order to influence a commercial deal, morally any worse than withholding money in order to influence a deal? ThisContinue reading →
I always thought that the Daily Mail was the newspaper to go to for the unusual made up stories, ones where I’m sure I dreaming they are sometimes so weird. This being more the case afterContinue reading →
On the first day the rods are assembled in the hotel car park before breakfast. They will not be taken apart until the end of the trip; that would involve too much faffing about. Instead atContinue reading →
So super sophisticated jet fighters are worried enough by small arms fire to return fire and straffe a whole column of cars and kill a dozen people. Small arms fire that can reach a Continue reading →
The news that the Coalition is to tackle ‘welfare dependency’ via a ‘payments by results’ programme puts Princess Emma firmly back in the spotlight.
‘We will pay organisations by results’ announcedContinue reading →
It is just four o’clock. The sun is setting, and glittering red on the water in front of me. I am standing rather uncomfortably on the bank of the River Tweed, to be precise just downContinue reading →
I had always imagined that it was reflecting a range of views from within a community where something newsworthy had occurred. How wide is community in these global days?
To illustrate my point, a local postContinue reading →
Did you grow up harbouring a secret wish to be a Fireman? To have your own Fire engine? Your wish may come true – there may shortly be an entire fleet of Fire Engines coming up inContinue reading →
Oh dear! There you are, sanctimoniously ecologically correct in your biodegradable recyclable plastic sandals, lecturing the rest of the world on the need to grow more bio fuel and lentils, when someone mentions Clemson University.
CowsContinue reading →