Seven years into an economic crisis that promises to return us to the dark days of the Great Depression – and just 95 days away from what could be the most crucial General Election since the Second World War – and Ed Miliband and the Labour Party are in deep do-do. Anybody who thinks they aren’t needs to watch this brilliant … Continue reading What Labour’s 2015 Election Manifesto Won’t Be Saying
Let’s get something straight at the outset. There are many rich and powerful people who want the BBC out of public ownership and in their own pockets. I am not one of them. Never was and never will be. Over the past 40 years I’ve watched the rich and powerful greedily chomping their way through every … Continue reading If we want the BBC to do its job we have to complain when it doesn’t!
Woe is us, we’re in a lot of trouble … We’re at a point of maximum denial … People are ignoring the obvious … They’re keeping the news out of the News! “The oligarchic character of the modern English Commonwealth does not rest, like may oligarchies, on the cruelty of the rich to the poor. … Continue reading A Peaceful & Prosperous New Year for EVERYONE!
Warnings from civil rights groups, that increased security comes at the cost of liberty, have become such a boring old cliché most people just ignore them. It seems so obvious that the only way to combat terrorism is to increase security and any liberties we might lose along the way are just like the eggs … Continue reading How the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta could be used to remove all our liberties
I saw something on the BBC News Channel yesterday afternoon that made me think I was going insane. Here’s what happened: Perching on the arm of the sofa after lunch flicking through the channels I came across an interview on the BBC News Channel between one of the BBC‘s Business Correspondents and a lady from … Continue reading Whose tea has been spiked with LSD, the BBC’s or mine?
Every cloud has a silver lining. That’s one of those sayings anyone over the age of 60 probably heard quite a lot when they were growing up, but hardly hears at all now. Like nursery rhymes and coal scuttles it’s one of those things that have gone out of fashion because we have no use … Continue reading Every cloud has a silver lining – just don’t tell the kids
Here’s a video not many people have watched, or are ever likely to watch. It’s a 40 min speech given by barrister Michael Shrimpton at the Britain on the Brink conference in Winchester on 22 September 2007. What was the Britain on the Brink Conference you might ask? Well, according to the YouTube blurb is … Continue reading Michael Shrimpton – Spyhunter
I’ve just come across this website by accident. It’s called “Spiral of Hope: My Programming Style“. This is how it looks: I do a bit of coding myself, usually in anger to fix something that’s gone wrong, so am always interested to find out how others do it. Particularly if they do it for fun! … Continue reading The Year of Code. What’s that all about then?
Yes they are. Would you believe it? The Rolling Stones are playing the du Arena in Abu Dhabi tonight!. Yes tonight! Friday 21st February 2014 – which should be about the same time the rest of Britain will be watching Holby City. Are they crazy? Have they lost the will to live? Doing a gig … Continue reading Would you believe it? The Rolling Stones are back on the road … Again!!!