Tag: feel-good

/Golfclap For Haringey Council…

Signs reading ‘NO BALL GAMES’ have oppressed generations of children – but this is about to change. Haringey council is set to review all signs prohibiting sports like football and basketball as part of a new flab fighting alliance. Oh,…

Who’s Surprised..?

Ray Woolford from Lewisham political party People Before Profit organised the pre-election Deptford Heritage Festival, charging £25 for a four-day ticket and promising seven stages plus mystery celebrity performers who never materialised. It is claimed that many of the events…

Oxford Dodged A Bullet Here…

Helen Price, writing in the ‘Guardian’ last year, about turning down Oxford to go to Yale: Cash-starved UK universities cannot compete with the funding opportunities offered by US colleges, whose wealthy alumni throw donations at their alma maters. Yale’s $19.4…

In Modern Science, We Do Not Tolerate Dissent!

Rachael Dunlop, consensus scientist! A recent study reports that stories about vaccines that include false balance are actually more dangerous than those that are purely anti-vaccine. Yes, you read that correctly. Stories that offer both sides of the coin can…

Do Standards Even Matter Anymore?

I was sent these two pictures by a friend who knows I love hate such things: These two professionally-deigned and printed, lovingly laminated signs were affixed to just about everything that didn’t move, totally oblivious to the grammar crimes committed therein. I…

Maybe, This Time, Intended Consequences?

New planning rules introduced on Friday May 31 would allow bookies to move into empty shops without needing permission to change the use of premises. Ministers hope this will prevent high streets turning into ghost towns but critics argued the…