The Mother of all Laughing Stocks

It’s sometimes (erroneously) referred to as “The Mother of All Parliaments”, can claim to date back to the late 1200’s and it’s the model for parliamentary democracy in large portions of the world (primarily the Commonwealth countries that gained independence from the British Empire). But today, at around 4:30pm, The House of Commons in the Palace of Read More …

The End of Page 3? Nope, Not Yet #page3isback

Well, it looks like The Sun played a huge joke on the rest of The Media and the #nomorepage3 campaign. This was tweeted earlier this evening. Tomorrow's #Page3… pic.twitter.com/pzyZ7Qhe9N — The Sun (@TheSun) January 21, 2015 Well, you know what they say, no publicity is bad publicity – that 2nd pic showing a close-up of Read More …

A Sign of Things to Come – It’s going to be a Long 7 Months

Last week, The Labour Party released a secretly recorded tape of a Government Minister, Lord Freud, making ill-advised comments about disabled people and the minimum wage. Now, it’s clear this was a cynical attempt by Labour to make the minister and the Government look bad – part of Labour’s election strategy for next May is Read More …

Facebook idiocy strikes again

I have no words. Really, I don’t. This article in the Daily Mail (again – sorry), is about Facebook removing the page for Warwick University Rowing Club because they were using it to promote their charity calender, because they thought it was pornographic. Well, that’s how the Mail put it, but we all know that Read More …