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.

Something To Keep An Eye On Next Monday…

What happens next Monday, you ask? Well, Jade Dunne will answer bail: Jade Dunne, 29, of Halstead, was originally questioned by police following an incident which saw her American pitbull fatally attack young Dexter Neal. The youngster had been visiting…

So, There Is Some Common Sense Left..

The mother of a man who was killed at a level crossing is championing a campaign highlighting the risks of… Oh, oh! Here it comes. The demand for more measures to prevent drunks from killing themselves. The ‘If it saves…

Answers On A Postcard….

Sometimes you just can’t believe what you’re reading: A survivors’ group for victims of child sex abuse in Lambeth are releasing a charity song to mark the end of their investigation into historic allegations. I… what?!? The single, called Looking…

How We Are Viewed By The UN….

All flights between the UK and Sharm el-Sheikh were suspended after the suspected terrorist bombing of a Russian plane. Since then the numbers of British tourists in Sharm has dwindled as they are forced to take multiple flights or a…

Let A Thousand #HoaxHateCrimes Blossom!

Taylor Volk, the Chicago college student, said on Nov. 14 that she had received notes and emails containing threatening and harassing language, along with mentions to Trump, according to NBC Chicago. Volk said the notes were tacked onto her door,…

‘Third World’..? More Like Fourth!

Pradeep is one of thousands across India who are trying to solve one of the world’s greatest challenges; how to get 560 million people in India to stop going to the toilet outside. So, India needs to provide modern plumbing,…

There’s A Catch…

…it’ll be haggis! The Scottish Government is considering enshrining a ‘right to food’ in Scots law. It is one of a number of recommendations being looked at following the publication of a report by the Independent Working Group on Food…