Television

If we want the BBC to do its job we have to complain when it doesn’t!

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!

BBC spends licence payer’s money proving its own hypocrisy in Court!

Etched in stone high on the front wall of BBC Broadcasting House is the BBC‘s motto, adopted in 1927 to represent the purpose and values of the corporation: Nation Shall Speak Peace Unto Nation Based on biblical scripture, this motto inspired the first thing you see when you walk in the front door of the … Continue reading BBC spends licence payer’s money proving its own hypocrisy in Court!

A Peaceful & Prosperous New Year for EVERYONE!

A video Christmas Card: a load of YouTube videos mashed up with a home-made song. “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, … Continue reading A Peaceful & Prosperous New Year for EVERYONE!

Finding the cause of the MH17 disaster, beyond all reasonable doubt

Anyone who has watched a TV who-done-it, as most of us have,  knows there are certain rules or ideals that all good investigators must aspire to. The same ideals apply in all modern liberal democracies since the enlightenment, in every kind of inquiry, whether in law, journalism or science: Take nobodies word for it. Hearsay … Continue reading Finding the cause of the MH17 disaster, beyond all reasonable doubt

Whose tea has been spiked with LSD, the BBC’s or mine?

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?

Michael Shrimpton – Spyhunter

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

‘Kids’ YouTube clip hit by another music copyright warning!

What is it about the music used in this clip, Title Music from A Clockwork Orange by Walter (now Wendy) Carlos, that makes so many companies  want to claim the copyright? There are plenty of videos on YouTube that use incidental music, and plenty of others where the music isn’t just incidental, it’s all there … Continue reading ‘Kids’ YouTube clip hit by another music copyright warning!

What does the Challenger disaster tell us about the meaning of “evidence”?

We’ve just been watching the excellent new BBC/Open University movie, The Challenger, starring William Hurt, telling the story of how Nobel prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman uncovered the truth behind the 1986 space shuttle disaster. As a former physicist with a passion for science stretching back as far as I can remember, I’m getting increasingly concerned … Continue reading What does the Challenger disaster tell us about the meaning of “evidence”?

Brunel, Bhagwan, The Beatles and the collapse of Western Civilization

“I endeavour to understand the current state of railway matters when everyone around seems mad. Stark staring mad. The only sane course is to get out and keep quiet.” Isambard Kingdom Brunel         It’s tragic that the man  who created so much of Britain’s railway infrastructure was driven to a point where he had to … Continue reading Brunel, Bhagwan, The Beatles and the collapse of Western Civilization