Terrorism Is Wrong – But So Are Our Politicians…

Saturday night’s indiscriminate terrorist attack in the area of one of London’s most famous bridges has rightly shocked us all. The realisation that any of us could be mowed down by a passing van or be stabbed while enjoying a drink or a meal with friends or loved ones, is truly terrifying. But, of course, […]

Kate Pukes, Oz DJs Gag And The Media Is Sickened

When I heard the news that the Duchess of Cambridge (or should I call her Kate? – she is, after all, just one of ‘us’) is pregnant, I thought ‘that’s nice’. When it was announced she had been admitted to a private London hospital suffering from a nasty form of morning sickness, I thought ’poor […]

Julian Assange, Politics And A Mexican Standoff!

It’s been over eighteen months since I last wrote about Julian Assange and Wikileaks. At the time I thought it was all about a political move by the US, to stop further embarrassing documents being published on the internet. I still do. After all those months; several extradition hearings; almost as many appeal hearings, and […]

Will The Olympic Flame’s Warmth Fade?

After seven years of planning, and 16 days of competition, the main Olympic flame has finally faded in London. While for now, we bathe in the warmth of it’s memory, the future might not be so warm. We started the Games by giving the world a bizarre history lesson of our country and we ended […]

Olympic Stadium Legacy – The Biggest Fast Food Outlet In The World

Where do you go to find the world’s biggest fast food restaurant and its hosts who rank seventh in the list of the world’s most obese countries? Weirdly enough, it’s at a place where the world’s fittest people are performing in front of an audience of billions…..yes…..you’ve guessed it…..The 2012 Olympics stadium in London. While […]

G4S, May & Hunt Compete In ‘Pass The Blame’ Olympics

Olympic Stadium

Few can deny that the failure of G4S to find and train enough applicants for the marshaling and security of the Olympic venues is incompetent. However, it appears Home Secretary Theresa May and Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt are a part of the few. While it is possible to forgive their need to talk up the […]

Another Sorry Excuse For A Minister!

On the same day Dr Fox finally resigned his post in the cabinet, after realising the ‘sorry’ excuse didn’t work, another minister is forced to try the same tactic. Oliver Letwin, a minister in the Cabinet Office was observed by the Daily Mirror, on at least five separate occasions, disposing of paperwork in the wastebins […]