Category Archives: Politics

The fall of the Berlin Wall and how not to write about it

They are saying that as of today, 06 February 2018, the Berlin wall has been down one day longer than it stood, or something like that because I’m not checking the figures. I grew up with the Berlin Wall, having

The fall of the Berlin Wall and how not to write about it

They are saying that as of today, 06 February 2018, the Berlin wall has been down one day longer than it stood, or something like that because I’m not checking the figures. I grew up with the Berlin Wall, having

Local Council to Chop down Hogwarts Forbidden Forest …or something

News came in recently of a tragedy about to befall residents of Hogwarts   Well not Hogwarts exactly, but… Hemel Hempstead It starts with H and it’s not far from the Barrow residence, so it’s the best I could do.

Local Council to Chop down Hogwarts Forbidden Forest …or something

News came in recently of a tragedy about to befall residents of Hogwarts   Well not Hogwarts exactly, but… Hemel Hempstead It starts with H and it’s not far from the Barrow residence, so it’s the best I could do.

Is Donald Trump working with Disney?

Is Donald Trump in league with the Disney Corporation? Is Trump more than a buffoon in the mould of modern politicians such as Boris Johnson, or are people like him all just idiots who have climbed to the top by

Is Donald Trump working with Disney?

Is Donald Trump in league with the Disney Corporation? Is Trump more than a buffoon in the mould of modern politicians such as Boris Johnson, or are people like him all just idiots who have climbed to the top by

Eight years of Conservative rule?

Boris Johnson is no longer Mayor of London.  Sadiq Khan has been elected to be Mayor. The Guardian reported it thus: “Sadiq Khan has been elected mayor of London, reclaiming the post for Labour after eight years of Conservative rule

Eight years of Conservative rule?

Boris Johnson is no longer Mayor of London.  Sadiq Khan has been elected to be Mayor. The Guardian reported it thus: “Sadiq Khan has been elected mayor of London, reclaiming the post for Labour after eight years of Conservative rule

They even set light to your ears

“They even set light to your ears,” said Karl, a friend of mine with a rather natty flat top haircut. Actually those aren’t the specific words Karl used to describe his recent experience with the barbers, but that was the

They even set light to your ears

“They even set light to your ears,” said Karl, a friend of mine with a rather natty flat top haircut. Actually those aren’t the specific words Karl used to describe his recent experience with the barbers, but that was the

In the News Today

Users of The Internet were incensed today by a newspaper article that told the truth but was totally made up. The article, attributed to someone with a name that couldn’t possibly exist, told how people were surprised that government policy

In the News Today

Users of The Internet were incensed today by a newspaper article that told the truth but was totally made up. The article, attributed to someone with a name that couldn’t possibly exist, told how people were surprised that government policy

I’ve upset Douglas Carswell and, it would seem, all of UKIP

Last night I was somewhat surprised to see Douglas Carswell, the only UKIP MP, on Newsnight again commenting on Inheritance Tax; a subject that I don’t really remember UKIP campaigning on in the election. This made me wonder why he

I’ve upset Douglas Carswell and, it would seem, all of UKIP

Last night I was somewhat surprised to see Douglas Carswell, the only UKIP MP, on Newsnight again commenting on Inheritance Tax; a subject that I don’t really remember UKIP campaigning on in the election. This made me wonder why he