“What it boils down to is to say we must abandon these children to their fate, lest if we do anything,Continue reading →
Regular readers will be aware of my long standing interest in the Court of Protection. It was the Stephen Neary case, first published here, which opened the door to the ‘Transparency Pilot’ and the admissionContinue reading →
“We recognise that not all children and young people identify with the gender they were assigned at birth or may identify as a gender other than male or female, however the current systems (set nationally) only record genderContinue reading →
Whilst the reputation of the Metropolitan Police may stink on home ground, it is still thought of highly in foreign parts. That may explain why there are so many ‘ex’-Met officers plying theirContinue reading →
I do not care what anybody says about blowing my own trumpet – ahm that reet proud o’ meself!
But amusingly – in collecting the paperwork, I managed to kick off an entire ‘Brexit/anti-EU’ argument inContinue reading →
As the supermarket concept developed in the UK in the 1950s, the appearance of brand names developed as well and were designed to be colourful, eye-catching and distinctive.
Buying a supermarket withContinue reading →
Things they do look awful c-c-cold (Talkin’ ’bout my generation)Continue reading →
Thoroughly modern woman – the world stops spinning on her command. With a swish of her finger she selects a new lover on her mobile; divorce, abortion, half his pension, she can dispense with him just asContinue reading →
Hopisen on MP Ian Lavery’s Home Loan – paid for by sick and injured miners.
Robert Mann on the origin of vicious political advertisements.
Bob Spink for Independent Police ComplaintsContinue reading →
Were you to Google the name – which I’m not going to give you! – you would come up with results running to four figures. Each of those news items have been read hundreds if not thousands ofContinue reading →
Take your pick – the unfortunate Olivia is a ‘sex-worker’ in the Guardian; a ‘professional dominatrix and escort’ in the Socialist Worker; and ‘a prostitute’ in the Independent; nowhere have I seen her described as sheContinue reading →
The Chinese government has long kept tight reins on both main stream media and social media to maintain its authority. Tactics include monitoring systems and firewalls, blocking websites, and jailing journalists and bloggers who seek to circumvent the ‘Great FirewallContinue reading →
Hey oop! The media midges are on manoeuvres. Dive-bombing unsuspecting celebrity ankles; swarming with righteous innuendo; there is no escape from the garrulous gnats as they mix ‘tax avoidance’ with ‘tax evasion’ and tar every customer of theContinue reading →
The thrusting naked bottom of Hulk Hogan is an unlikely place to lower the flag of ‘free speech’; but there it currently resides. Pending an appeal.
Gawker v. Bollea was an American court case that turned onContinue reading →
Just as no one would read a ‘Baby rearing’ book until the prospect of parenthood was bearing down upon them – so we all adept at ignoring the literature regarding Palliative Care until we become personally involved inContinue reading →