Let’s take stock

© Courtesy David Farrer, all rights reserved TWO-IN-ONE-POST, PART 1 Allow me to introduce someone who probably needs no introduction, being an old salt in the blogging game – that redoubtable Scot David Farrer.  Here’s his take on the Orphans.…

Democratically disadvantaged

I’m an English nationalist, oh not one of the jingoistic my country right or wrong types, just someone who believes that the best people to run England are the English, certainly not the British which is one of the reasons…

IQ

As an aside from al the serious political stuff; a light hearted look at intelligence. Or, more specifically, the intelligence quotient test. Are you aware of your IQ? Do you even care? The first time I took one of these…

Playing the game.

A long time ago, I tried to keep tropical fish. It was a disaster. All I ended up with was a tank full of guppies. The local water is so dreadful that everyone has a water filter fitted just to…

They had a dream

Herman van Rompuy Berlin on 9th November 2010 “We have together to fight the danger of a new euro-scepticism. This is no longer the monopoly of a few countries. In every member state, there are people who believe their country can…

Jumping Ship

Ok, Every country has people leaving, and people coming. Not everyone is happy with his or her country regardless of where they are in the world; this is not something unique to England or the UK. But what is clear…

Harbingers Of Summer…

…no, not barn swallows arriving from Africa. The first unattended toddler drowning and BBQ/petrol lighting accident of the season. These happen as regularly as clockwork every year as soon as the weather starts to get warm – no matter how…

The Wisdom of Maturity

Here, I will continue a theme started earlier this month over at my own blog. What prompted me to comment was the chiming of Anne Milton’s thoughts with my own –  although I hadn’t articulated those thoughts –  and more recently,…

The Tesco Syndrome

Angus Dei writes: There are those who think that Tesco is the Bees jointy bits and others, like me, that think it is a giant rip off. Stephen Pollard, writing for the Torygraph, seems to think that giant multinational supermarkets…

No, really? We’re shocked. Shocked, we tell you.

Pondering The Affair of the Marred Reputation, I find myself mildly amused at the outraged clamour of the media about ‘all these appalling superinjunctions’ – and more than mildly curious about the position of some BBC top bananas. Everyone with…

Subsidising evil

Only in the weird and wonderful world of the human rights, multiculturalistic, diversity, white middle class male hating society that seems to have sprung up in the UK over the last decade or so could this sort of idiocy emerge.…