Is Mitchell The Real Pleb?


Just when you thought it was safe to ride your bike quietly through the gates of Downing Street he’s back! Yes, Andrew Mitchell former Government Chief Whip has re-surfaced through the smoke created by his unplanned departure from office. He, and his buddies in the Conservatives are relying on CCTV footage, supplied by 10 Downing […]

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 […]

Leveson Law Lacks Logic

Lord Leveson

The Leveson inquiry into press standards was long, laboured and often laborious. Many gave their evidence but the most revealing were those from the world of celebrity. Several had built their careers on publicity granted by the press, but didn’t like the attention shown towards them once they had become famous – or in some […]

BBC Newsnight Saga Takes Another Turn

The BBC Newsnight saga has taken another new and uncharted turn this weekend with the resignation of George Entwistle, its director general, and the ‘stepping aside’ of director of news, Helen Boaden, and her deputy, Stephen Mitchell. This has hugely pleased certain tabloid editors and executives in the Murdoch publishing empire. It has, also, bought […]

Politics And Politicians Become Game For A Laugh

If you ever wonder why people are showing apathy towards politics and politicians then try this: Next Thursday, I am supposed to vote for the candidate I think will be the best person to become a police commissioner in my locality – problem is, I’ve received no information about any of the candidates. Next week […]

Jimmy Savile – More Questions Than Answers

The Jimmy Savile nightmare continues…. Late last year (after Savile’s death) a team from BBC2’s Newsnight started investigating claims that Savile had been active in sexually abusing young girls for decades. They based their story, almost totally, on the claims of women who had been resident in care homes whilst in their teens. Remarkably, Savile’s […]

Megan Stammers – Is This Really Her Happy Ending?

The disappearance of 15-year-old Megan Stammers and her 30-year-old school teacher has attracted the attention of the press for the last week. Thankfully, after much searching and numerous media appeals, they were discovered, safe and well, in France. Megan is now reunited with her family while her teacher has been arrested and is awaiting transfer […]

Mitchell v Police – Who Do You Believe?

Tonight, The Telegraph has been handed the full police report of the Andrew Mitchell incident in Downing Street. It was released as Government officials were trying to convince us all there should be no further action taken against Mr Mitchell. The officer's report states: Whilst on duty at *** tonight (Wed 19th Sept) on a […]