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Je ne Regrette Rien

June 24, 2022 Longrider 6

Except, of course, he did. Not only that, his regret was suppressed because it goes against the narrative. JK Rowling has backed a young British man in […]

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Cultural Vandalism Indeed

June 24, 2022 Longrider 4

I’m in agreement with Nadhim Zahawi here. Removing poems by Philip Larkin and Wilfred Owen from a GCSE course has been described as “cultural vandalism” […]

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Roe v Wade

June 24, 2022 Longrider 14

So, it’s happened. Millions of women in the US will lose the constitutional right to abortion, after the Supreme Court overturned its 50-year-old Roe v […]

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That Strike

June 21, 2022 Longrider 32

In 1994 I voted to strike. BR had been ‘privatised’ that is, not really properly privatised, but Railtrack was ostensibly a private company now and […]

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Premier Chuckle

June 20, 2022 Longrider 10

There’s something funny about this story. A managing director who complained to Premier Inn over his room stinking of smoke has been accused of smoking […]

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Common Sense

June 20, 2022 Longrider 8

At last. Swimming’s world governing body, Fina, has voted to bar transgender women from elite female competitions if they have experienced any part of male […]

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Universal Deceit

June 18, 2022 Longrider 10

In an age of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. Thus it is with Nick Fletcher. A Conservative MP has sent a […]

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Me and Covid

June 9, 2022 Longrider 26

Well, that’s been an experience. I probably caught the WuFlu on the ferry from Liverpool going by the incubation period. On Tuesday morning I felt […]