If a recent story by MarkContinue reading →
Many readers of this blog will know about the European Arrest Warrant (EAW). Many readers of all political persuasions will also be of the opinion that the EAW is a stepContinue reading →
There’s been a road accident, in case no one heard.
A huge, ‘ginormous, road accident.
On the M5, on Saturday 5th.
As the BBCContinue reading →
I realise that many of you may see this as something of a specialist rant, if you will, but bear with me.
I was provided with a link to a rather fascinating document about the matter ofContinue reading →
I published this piece this afternoon on Dale and co.It has attracted a string of retweets by the predictable few, and some interesting comments.
The consensus of opinion seems to be that because I have neverContinue reading →
75 years ago, 200 carefully selected men, in strict formation and their Sunday best, accompanied by a barber – lest they give the impression of being unemployable en route – set out to march the 299 milesContinue reading →
Man City’s astonishing demolition of their city rivals at fortress Old Trafford was too significant as both result and statement not to have any lasting meaning. This bunny is by no means a United supporter, although theContinue reading →
Libertarianism, if it be the promotion of individual liberty and individual responsibility, is neither left nor right. In the British context it is neither Conservative nor Labour. It is not, essentially,Continue reading →
The National Housing Federation has just invented some figures to lobby the government with as they try and push their pet agendas.
Using some figures from aContinue reading →
Just when the Bankers and the Politicians thought they had it all sewn up – even Gordon Brown has done a complete about turn from his days of ‘British Jobs for British Workers’ and called (from theContinue reading →
The scientists have been at it again. They seem to have found a connection between having right wing views and being easily disgusted at disgusting images.
TheContinue reading →
When a couple of people does something wrong what would you normally expect to be the reaction. Would you tell the people involved off and ban them or take some similar appropriate action to ensure that the problemContinue reading →
In the week after Cameron (and Miliband) showed their utter contempt for the principle of MPs being in parliament to reflect their constituents wishes, and proved conclusively that they were merely the henchmen of their party leader;Continue reading →
Anonymous, the internet based activist group best known in the UK for its attacks on Amazon, PayPal, Mastercard and Visa in the wake of Wikileak’s publication of the US diplomatic cables, has published its definitive volume ofContinue reading →
Suggestions are welcome in the comments.Continue reading →
Giles Fraser took the cheap way out of advertising his resignation his morning. No beautifully penned letter with a first class stamp for him – he did it via Twitter.
These #occupy demonstrations at St Paul’s Cathedral are brilliantly revealing.
It’s like a Continue reading →
‘Europe’ as a legal entity was designed to stitch together disparate nations.
As any student of the origins of patchwork quilting (I am not talking of the modern commercialised, ready to sew version) would tell youContinue reading →
60 things a parent has told their child: – What do you mean you’re still hungry
– Don’t touch that, it’s hot
– Go to bed, I’m tired
– Don’t step
Ah, those terrible cuts! We have protests, we have rage, we have the incomprehensible irony of people occupying public spaces against global capitalism, while yakking on their spanking new iPhone 4S’s and sipping a Starbucks decafContinue reading →
The Occupy UK shower have done their best, there was always a delicious irony in their making their bed in the guest accommodation of the wealthiest ‘corporation’ in Britain and certainly the one that pays the lowestContinue reading →
Simon Cooke asks on his blog how setting up the videoing of council meetings at Hampshire County Council could possibly cost nearly a quarter of a million pounds.
Hastings Borough Council, a Labour dominated council, are committed to “equality of opportunity” – so long as you agree with their views.
If you don’t agree with their views, or you chose to listen to thoseContinue reading →