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Twilight Zone

April 30, 2012 Longrider 0

I had cause to call my insurer today as I wanted to query the amount they are taking by direct debit. as it turned out, […]

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Swanning About

April 26, 2012 Longrider 20

The police are being taught how to capture swans. Actually, it’s fairly straightforward as I discovered one Saturday morning when one decided to go walkabout […]

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No, I Won’t

April 25, 2012 Longrider 1

Miss it when it’s gone, that is. I haven’t used a flannel since I left puberty and have no plans to do so in the […]

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Wrong and Racist

April 24, 2012 Longrider 7

Lee Jasper isn’t someone with whom I would endow any credibility, being a part of the Ken Livingstone circle. However, we get from him (via […]

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The Control Freak Speaks

April 22, 2012 Longrider 2

Jamie Oliver –  yes, he –  is once again wading into rampant control freak territory: TV chef Jamie Oliver has said Education Secretary Michael Gove […]

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Questions to Which…

April 20, 2012 Longrider 16

…the answer is, “no”. We see on average 3,500 brand images a day, fleetingly or full on, from TVs, magazines, newspapers and, increasingly, on our […]

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Porn Tsar

April 19, 2012 Longrider 11

MPs not satisfied with the intrusion into our private lives so far want to go further (well, ain’t that a surprise?). A cross-party parliamentary inquiry […]