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They Are

May 23, 2024 Longrider 1

The enemy within. “I urge our political parties and all those seeking our votes to pursue a campaign that is hopeful: to resist the urge to scapegoat […]

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And They’re Off

May 22, 2024 Longrider 13

So, July the 4th it is, then. Rishi Sunak kicked off the Tory General Election campaign with an attack on Labour’s economic credentials tonight, just hours […]

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Only An Extrovert

May 20, 2024 Longrider 12

Could have written this drivel. How important are you? So ­important that only other important ­people are permitted to speak to you? So eminent your […]

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Gimme Gimme Gimme

May 19, 2024 Longrider 10

Compo. A parking firm has been trying to charge people to park on their own land, according to furious homeowners, threatening them with a £100 […]

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Dear Barclays

May 18, 2024 Longrider 17

Following the difficulties I had with Barclays, I immediately took steps to change banks. That is now complete, so I thought it was time to […]

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May 15, 2024 Longrider 10

This letter is sellotaped to the window of the local test centre. Yes, it’s dated February, but I don’t usually go into the waiting room, […]

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Authoritarian Arsehole

May 10, 2024 Longrider 19

If in doubt, ban it. Lord Blencathra offered his ‘full support’ to the Bill before backing a call from Natural England chairman Tony Juniper for […]

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Can’t Argue With That

May 7, 2024 Longrider 12

Arrogant Vile. Jeremy Vine exploded with rage over a video featuring a cyclist colliding with a vehicle, like he had done himself last year. The BBC Radio […]

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Spare Us

May 5, 2024 Longrider 4

Hadrian’s Wall was indeed an act of colonialism. Roman colonialism. Those Romans met their match with the Picts and built a wall to keep them […]

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May 4, 2024 Longrider 7

Londoners who voted for this Islamocreep deserve what they are going to get. They’ve had enough warnings from his previous two terms, so now they […]