It starts with the triangle

Actually, it starts before the French Revolution but bear with this. I start with the Triangle because, despite the writer’s bias, it does pinpoint the power structure in the States and by implication – it comments on that of Europe…

Spare The Rod…?

A school secretary has been found guilty of hitting a pupil. …and don’t get arrested! I can’t say I like this modern aphorism. How badly did this elderly woman beat this poor little child anyway? Southampton Magistrates Court heard how…

Today’s rape quiz

High School Student “in His 20s” Arrested for Raping Teacher – Sweden Your question for 10, no conferring, is – what colour or religion was the perp? You have ten seconds from now. … Too difficult? You’re allowed one hint:…

We are fed up [part three]

My intention was to leave this “We are fed up” mini-series at two posts but a comment [now deleted] crossed a line in the sand and it needs to be addressed. Trouble is, other comments addressing it also had to…

Barking Up The Wrong Tree!

Keith and Joy Ford of Fleet Lane, Chickerell, are asking for an apology after receiving a letter from the dog warden. The couple, who are in their 80s, have been accused of allowing two chocolate Labradors to behave aggressively towards…

Modern Tories In Action…

Under the heading Dale Farm II, the leaflet claimed the existing traveller sites in Basildon will treble in size. It reads: “This will create massive issues for the police and the council, trying to deal with a bigger site than…

2019 or 2020

My milieu is mainly among miserable sinners like myself, yourself, not among the saints and my first thought about anything going on is political but there are two issues with that. First, the story about Kavanaugh, for those not up…