Many times I’ve heard bloggers and commentators write that everyone who isn’t active in politics is the cause of the problem with society. It’s because these people aren’t bothered about their country or society that the elite haveContinue reading →
Well it seems that you can’t keep a good TV series down. Yes, Prime Minister is to return to our digital pay-tv screens sometime this year.
UKTVContinue reading →
The hypothecation of a tax (also known as the ring fencing or ear marking of a tax) is the dedication of the revenue from a specific tax for aContinue reading →
I was reading a conversation on twitter that gave me some pause. There seem to be an increasingly vociferous number of commentators on both sides of the political spectrum who are completely uncritical about the government’sContinue reading →
So we know that the current government are a shower of numbnuts by their handling of the tanker driver’s dispute and subsequent fuel shortages. We also know that the previous lot were worse seeing as we are nowContinue reading →
13 years of an authoritarian Labour government has left us with scant few advantages in our daily life. One of theContinue reading →
Much swooning in the sticky socked marshes of Internet land this morning. IContinue reading →
Get your cheap Filipino brides whilst you can! Or even your attack Chinese brides to ward off custard pie assaults whilst you are explaining yourself to parliamentary committees. Theresa May is about to change the immigration law.
It must be – we have sprouted a new crop of English speaking beggars on the main street in Bergerac.
Impeccably ripped jeans, regulation dreadlocks, and each accompanied by a well fed dog and a largeContinue reading →
The Portuguese have a proverb – ‘Águas quietas são profundas’ – ‘Still waters run deep’; nowhere is this more apt than in their judicial system. Whilst it might appear to the uninitiated that nothing hasContinue reading →
Just as councils across the land are implored to become anally retentive of hard pressed ratepayers money, comes news that Islington Council is to splatter a quarter of a million quid collecting abandoned turds.
A luckyContinue reading →
Twitter is six today and there is no evidence that it will ever get more mature.
Although I can reasonablyContinue reading →
Ding ding. Round 28.
We have 2 online petitions.
The Coalition for Marriage have one at c4m.org.uk, which at the time ofContinue reading →
The media are finally catching up with Graham Mitchell saga. HERE is a link to Victoria Derbyshire’s interview this morning.Continue reading →
A fearful flurry of left wing petticoats in the columns of the Guardian this morning. It seems that some individuals have been forcibly introduced to the notion of work. It has been a terrible shock to theirContinue reading →
Social Services have long memories, and a messianic distaste for having their noses tweaked by those with more power then they.
Those with equally long memories will remember the case of Stephen Neary that we soContinue reading →
This weekend, a football player had a heart attack on the pitch. Twitter went mad, with people who had no connection with the club or the team grieving and paying fulsome tribute to someone they didn’tContinue reading →
I do hope that I don’t bore you with this blog post, personally I’ve been fascinated, and its my blog etc…
There will be lots of talk of millions and billions, and I know that makes your eyesContinue reading →
Fortunately for me, I made the decision after a mere couple of weeks to switch from WordPress.com to WordPress.org, so I am not affected by the current difficulty with comments thatContinue reading →
The House of Winsor wishes to announce its new range of police officers, tailored to meet the needs of a changing demographic, and the demands of ‘community leaders’ up and down the country.
After a week of shenanigans from Labour’s own employees who are less than impressed at their current working conditions, Red-Ed desperately needed an employment friendly sound bite to bury the image of a party who couldn’t organiseContinue reading →
Oh dear, oh dear.
I would not want to take anything away from Mr Jörling’s achievement in making the most of his life after his tragic injury in Portugal, nor do I seek to makeContinue reading →
The long tentacles of the Portuguese Judiciary have reached out and wrapped themselves around another Briton. This time it is not just a name that we read in the papers, it is one of our own, a fellow blogger,Continue reading →
On this day after the memorial service for PC David Rathband, I am reminded of that day in 1966 when a shocked nation woke to the news that three police officers, walking towards an old van parked in WormwoodContinue reading →