Author: JuliaM

Angry about the state of my country, I started commenting in about 2004, and finally blogging for myself in 2008, and so, here we are! I blog as 'JuliaM' though at CiF and other sites, my handle is 'thylacosmilus'. Don't worry, I only bite fools and leftwingers.

Aren’t You Taking One Now?

The sports trust denies liability for Miss Maylin’s accident, and barrister, Peter Burns, argued that bouldering involves an “obvious risk”. But in the witness box, Miss Maylin, who is seeking damages of up to £300,000, said: “I don’t take risks.”…

Churnalism In The Age Of Consumerism

A generation gap in attitudes towards cooking and eating is helping to fuel the UK’s food waste mountain, research reveals, driven by time-poor millennials who do not understand the value of the food on their plate. In contrast to savvy…

The Beginning Of The End…

Social mobility rears its ugly head yet again, courtesy of CiF columnist, Poppy Noor: Ernst & Young’s policy also extends beyond schooling, with new measures that prevent interviewers from asking applicants about relevant experience. Wha..? In a normal world, this…

“Must Have Been An Inside Job, Sarge…”

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) was looking into a complaint made by a member of the public relating to Katy Bourne’s 2016 re-election campaign. The complainant contacted the IPCC after Ms Bourne posted on Facebook during the campaign that…

Another Golfclap For British ‘Justice’….

A burglar who targeted six elderly and disabled victims during a four-week crime spree- including a 95-year-old woman- has been spared jail. Wha..? Among the items stolen were cash, iPads, reading glasses, bank cards, handbags and even disabled parking badges.…

Overreach – It’s Always The End Game…

Most protest movements and support societies start out with a genuine cause, an injustice to right, a recognition to achieve. But eventually, they all end up the same way: Trans-activists are enjoying huge success in their campaign to re-invent our…

Backdoor Law…?

We’ve never had a ‘Good Samaritan’ Law here in England, unlike on the continent. But a little-noticed case last year may have now ushered that in. Initially treated as a murder, the charge was reduced to manslaughter: Michael Bowditch, of…

“But I’m An Act-or, Dahlink, Not A Stagehand!”

It was designed as an innovative and immersive drama to brighten up a struggling part of Brighton’s seafront. But the team behind Something Street has found themselves in hot water with Brighton and Hove City Council after failing to clear…