Something that I’ve found over and over again when considering the arguments of “the left” is their incredible disconnectionContinue reading →
To ensure we’re all clear about the banking sector having learned its lessons, the Financial Times yesterday noted that Peter Hancock (a prime mover inContinue reading →
You shall not make for yourself an idol, whether in the form of anything that is from Nokia, orContinue reading →
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As someone who is reasonably widely travelled, it never fails to amaze me at how consumerist British society is. IContinue reading →
(Editor’s note: This is our first post from Di Gestive and we would like to thank herContinue reading →
That shrill group of legal harpies, Harriet Harman, Maria Eagle and Vera Baird, otherwise known as the Government ‘Equalities’ Office, have chosen today to launchContinue reading →
In ending piglet’s troughing ways,
And save us all from Nu-Labour’s power when they had gone astray. O tidings of comfort and joy, comfort Continue reading →
I been down since I began to crawl,
If it wasn’t for bad luck
I wouldn’t have no luck at all* (*Music by Booker T Jones, lyrics by Continue reading →
If we neglect to chew our food
But what is stocked in one big shop
Has caused my lower jaw to drop
So you can see stuck Continue reading →
Ed Balls, Secretary of State for Children.
Salary: £142,000 pa
Claimed expenses: £21,429 last year
Outlined above is the official nature of Ed Balls’ jobContinue reading →
The Mail on Sunday holds out the delicious prospect that we may yet see some ‘naked’ civil servants. Whilst I have lambasted them previously for their inaccurate reporting, they have taken another biteContinue reading →
Yesterday we honoured that breed of person known as Soldiers. We can add the word ‘old’ in front, as in ‘Old Soldiers’ and we become particularly deferential. Somehow existing for 50 years in peacetime afterContinue reading →
Twenty million quid!
‘Cos we’re borassic thanks to bankers, Patricia Hewitt, an’ being crap!
By destroying the UK holiday sector!
Twenty millionContinue reading →
I am so coldly, rigidly, white knuckled angry, that at 3am I still can’t sleep.
The cause of my anger is an article, so poorly researched, so sensationalist, so, so utterly, incompetently wrong, written by a ‘Whitehall Editor’Continue reading →
When you don’t have many claims to fame, you need to work hard at protecting the ones you do have.
The history ofContinue reading →
No, no, no – not that Market, not the Stock Market, they’ve given up all hope of controlling that market.
They have turned their attention to one of the oldest examplesContinue reading →
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of his success at flogging off the family Gold at a stomach lurching $275 an ounce in 1999, Brown the spiv is out on the corner again thisContinue reading →
July 20th 2009 was a good day to bury bad news. All eyes were on The Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill which was having its first reading in parliament andContinue reading →
Archimedes was sitting in the bath when he discovered the relationship of weight to volume.
Newton was out scrumping apples.
From next month, a team based at UniversityContinue reading →
Sometimes, having the face and the tenacious nature of a pit-bull terrier isn’t always an entirely miserable thing. Sometimes, doggedly following a trail which has grown so faint that it hasContinue reading →
Less than one week ago, Age Concern and Help the Aged retired beaten from the High Court after a ruling by Mr Justice Blake that the vicious Default Retirement Age brought inContinue reading →
‘And it’s too late Benny, it’s too late, though you really did try to fake it ’
The recession’s over, right? The world economy will return to growth,Continue reading →