150 years ago, it was reported that the ‘common man’, the man who would have been on the Clapham Omnibus, had he been able to afford the fare, was frequently found to have up to 3’ ofContinue reading →
Scraping the Bottom..
Sir Robin the Hood?
How do you write about a terminally boring, hugely complicated, but very important subject?
And especially a subject that could have 10 volumes written aboutContinue reading →
20p / 21 weeks
The length of jail sentence for the “ranting racist woman on the tube” has been handed down at 21 weeks.
Jacqueline Woodhouse, 42*, who was drunk whilst travelling on a tube train and whoContinue reading →
50 types of books
50 Shades of Grey is banned in some libraries because its deemed pornographic. Other libraries have alledgedly banned fairy tales after aContinue reading →
Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS)
I’m delighted to announce the relaunch of (yet) another left of centre lesser-spotted Flatpack Thinktank, TheContinue reading →
Why did the chicken cross the road?
US: To go to the other side of the road.
LIB DEMS: For it is a good move. Life is a lot better on the otherContinue reading →
It Could be Argued
Habermas said: due to the 20th century expansion
Of state bureaucracy
In which we live our personal and private lives
Has been increasingly colonised by an alien
David “Flashman” Cameron (Eton and Brasenose College, Oxford) and the Demon Slasher of Downing Street Gideon “George” Osborne (StContinue reading →
Don’t embarrass Kerry McCarthy MP, Comrades.
Overheard on the Twitter, Kerry McCarthy MP wishing that a drunk had been killed before he could ‘breed’.