‘It’s all the fault of the Internet’, cries the dead tree press. ‘We have to compete with them, and their wild landscape, and that has driven us to excesses we would never have thought of without their insane ramblings’.
Remarkable Continue reading →
Whilst we wait for the Leveson report to be regurgitated by the media, a quick round up of comments on Twitter and Facebook reveals that the media fear that Leveson will take a few extreme examples of Continue reading →
Though in truth, you should be mighty afeard; Calibans’ ‘thousand twangling instruments’ are in full throttle and care not how they put at risk our hard won and historic rights to fair judgement by our peers.
In the light of Continue reading →
Rudi Dutschke coined the phrase ‘Der lange Marsch durch die Institutionen’ – ‘The Long Walk through the Institutions’ to describe his desired outcome of governmental institutions being infiltrated by those who shared his belief in Marxism and would be in a position to influence future generations; Continue reading →
Twitter is a curious phenomenon. Leaving aside all the trolling and general idiocy that can go on, there is wit, there is expression, there is immediacy and there is social contact. I have become personally engaged with quite Continue reading →
Following last night’s episode of ‘Exposure’, the prosecution’s case for the demonisation of Jimmy Savile was completed in the sense that the audience have been invited to give their verdict. No doubt if we fail to give the required verdict, the Continue reading →
Whoever said the Tories were out of touch with the ordinary man in the street?
The Justice secretary, Chris Grayling has come up with a corker of a wheel re-invention this morning.
Grayling says he wants “old lags”, including former gang members, Continue reading →
Lordy, Lordy, Lordy – this entire shebang grows more bizzarre by the hour, if not by the minute.
Overnight, a woman called Andrea Davison has emerged to claim that she was also at Duncroft, and there she Continue reading →
A little light hearted quiz for you on this frosty morn.
If you were in the business of churning out dubious statements, relying on innuendo, gossip and unsubstantiated claims, meddling with statistics – what is the one award, the one badge Continue reading →
This week I shall say a prayer for the late Elizabeth Mitchell, and maybe go to mass for her. You will probably never have heard of her. I had not either, until last week.
Elizabeth Continue reading →
In 1932, the British Broadcasting Corporation, pride of the British people, commissioned the architect Lieutenant Colonel G. Val Myer, to design a building as their corporate headquarters which would embody the spirit of the organisation as they pushed their version of Continue reading →
I ask because of a headline from the Independent this morning that I find stunning.
‘Brain damaged patient allowed to die with dignity’, Judge rules.
It is the way the article is worded that interests me Continue reading →
It has been an interesting week for the Establishment. And a bad one for the Republicans.
The Republicans lost an election because there are too many Hispanic, black and female voters and too few white, working and lower middle Continue reading →