Other than a couple of days last week, I have been in hospital for the past three weeks. First Sepsis, then the effects of the attempts to cure me of that. I am now the original Christmas Turkey –Continue reading →
The indefatigable Sean O’ Neill Times £ has elicited the information that New Zealander Dame Lowell Goddard, hired to investigate British failure to investigate sexual abuse in British institutions, has so far this year spentContinue reading →
Things they do look awful c-c-cold (Talkin’ ’bout my generation)Continue reading →
Around midnight last night, Ms Raccoon’s e-mail pinged with an exceptional morsel from Tom Winnifrith, the experienced and multi-talented financial journalist who was responsible for uncovering the frauds that lay at the heart of Rob Terry’s empire. ThatContinue reading →
The BBC was off to a cracking start this morning – commencing with the ceremonial hurling of the sacrificial spent carcass of yet another DJ from the top of BBC Towers to the waiting mob below – Tony Blackburn.
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Back in the 1980s, I was an avid reader of the music press, and my favourite weekly was ‘Melody Maker’. Within a few months of purchasing my first issue, I became familiar with the different writers onContinue reading →
I’ve been taking a look at the Foxes that John Wittingdale has chosen to put in charge of the British Broadcasting Henhouse, otherwise known as the BBC. Rather more dogs than vixens, as it happens, so lets takeContinue reading →
I wish I could admire you more. I admire your writing; I remember you as a reporter on 24 Hours – but I struggle when I try to admire you as a person.
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In this age of Internet trial, the dead are truly Damned. The slurping sound you can hear on the cyber waves is the sound of a thousand career conspiracy theorists licking their lips at the thought ofContinue reading →
One minute I had so many plates spinning in the air I didn’t know which way to turn and began to doubt my ability to keep them all airborne – and the next? Why, if they didn’t allContinue reading →
The slur-mongers – I refuse to dignify them with the term ‘moral entrepreneurs’ – who base their business model on peddling tit-bits of salacious gossip to the post-Leveson media are coming under increased scrutiny today following the universal disquietContinue reading →
The Internet mob have claimed another scalp. A woman who chose to run a brothel told a man involved in money laundering that one of her customers used to sign into the brothel as ‘Cliff Richard’. Naturally coming fromContinue reading →
Lucy Faithful was a social worker. A no nonsense, old fashioned, put-the-children-first, social worker. Not one of your idealogical got-to-have-this-Saturday-off because I’m protesting about the ‘bedroom tax’ brigade.
She was so goodContinue reading →
Alice, the daughter of a tobacconist, has been dating Frank, a young up and coming detective at Scotland Yard. After successfully ditching Frank one evening on a date, Alice instead meets up with a young male Continue reading →
Continue reading → Hurry up! The Bandwagons moving off again!
My, oh, my – the Conspiri-loons are fair drumming their heels in the Twitter aisles this morning. Monstrous tantrums. So near the sweetie counter – and yet so far!
Another day, and more examples of where the NHS budget has gone to. Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead. 17 page report by the Director of Nursing and Quality.
Operation Yewtree recorded an allegation that SavileContinue reading →
Who’d have believed it? Have you, as a figure of authority – parent, teacher, relative – ever heard of a child saying ‘No’? When you want them to go to bed,Continue reading →
Another day, and the claims grow ever wilder; now permeating even those parts of the media – like The Times – that you might have relied upon in the past to check their sources and report actual facts. ButContinue reading →
The mighty media have spoken, Savile, the country’s favourite cartoon predatory paedophile is in the dock once more. The Daily Mirror reporting:
“Jimmy Savile had sex with dead bodiesContinue reading →
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“Nothing strengthens authority so much as silence”. Leonardo da Vinci.
Post-Leveson, the Dead Tree Press has been keen to show that, unregulated, they can expose much wrong doing in our world that could protectContinue reading →
After the idea of anyone under the age of 18 engaging in any form of sex, nothing excites the British quite so much as the idea of paying for sex. Paying with money that is. We have neverContinue reading →
The Sunday Express has disinterred Mike Hames this morning – the ex-head of the old ‘Obscene Publication Squad’ before it became the keyword friendly and up-to-the-minute ‘Paedophile Information Section’.
They brought him out of retirement toContinue reading →
Basil Wainwright! I struggled to even retrieveContinue reading →
One of the more curious aspects of the silence maintained by the vociferous voices we now hear shouting about Governmental inactivity and suppression of ‘facts’ to the detriment of ‘vulnerable victims’, is the preponderance of them that appearContinue reading →
You might imagine that the ‘product’ was doing something right – it was once, butContinue reading →
We have been witnessing a modern morality play. A danse macabre where ‘God’s messenger’ is endlessly represented by a later-life, and unfortunate, image of the charity fund raiser and disc jockey Jimmy Savile looking like the geneticContinue reading →