Tag: warnings

Behold iDave’s Brand New Tory Party!

It appears to be chock full of loons: “3.1 Everyone in, or aspiring to, a position of public responsibility and everyone in a position to influence the public, including entertainers etc, should be asked to sign a voluntary pledge not…

Call My Bluff: Junior Edition

When I saw this report, I had to double-check the date to make sure it wasn’t someone at the ‘Mail’ jumping the gun with an ‘April Fool’: A Government initiative to test school literacy levels will see more than 500,000…

Moving Those Goalposts….

Children are still exposed to the same level of junk food advertising despite tighter regulations, research suggests. Eh? Are companies breaching the regulations, then? Newcastle University academics said 6.1% of adverts seen by children were about junk food before the…

An Era Of ‘Digital Medicines’..?

An edible microchip that records the precise details of a patient’s pill regime will be available in Britain by the end of year following a commercial deal that opens the door to an era of digital medicines. A useful application…

A Worrying Prediction From You-Know-Who…

Democratic socialists, republicans, feminists, anti-racists, egalitarians are in for a bad year. Worrying? Surely, this is good news? Well, no. You see, the person making that prediction is none other than Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. And she’s hardly ever right about anything……

The Fall of Rome

Be not misled by the byline. This was written in 1947 by W H Auden. __________________ The piers are pummelled by the waves; In a lonely field the rain Lashes an abandoned train; Outlaws fill the mountain caves. Fantastic grow…