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.

Meet The New Cressida Dick….

…every bit as useless as the old Cressida Dick: Michelle Skeer was criticised by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) over the ‘unstructured and disorganised’ probe into the 13-month-old’s death in December 2012. This was the Poppi Worthington case. You…

When Money’s No Object…

The PAC deputy chair, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, said: “The Ministry of Justice took an all-singing, all-dancing approach to what could have been a relatively simple procurement exercise. The evidence to support a wholesale transformation of the tagging system was weak…

Peelian Principles…

It is the voice-activated device that millions of Britons use to play music, order groceries or check on the weather. Now police are exploring whether an Amazon Echo could be used by victims and witnesses to report crimes without getting…

Cause Of Death: Political

Well, lord knows, I’m not the biggest fan of Teresa May, but I doubt she’s King Herod! What’s behind this headline? Barry Kushner, Labour cabinet member for children’s services, said babies in poorer parts of Liverpool were 50% more likely…

Someone’s Lying…

…but where do you place your bets? Mr Scarr, who used to work saving animals in Morocco and lives with 150 dogs, has also hit out at Essex Police after they failed to make any arrests. The pair claim they…

Sure, This’ll Never Backfire…

Brighton College wants students to think critically about the information they are bombarded with every day. Does that include that coming from the college themselves, I wonder? It will be running a programme next years (sic) which will feature the words…