A tale of two cities

Stoke on Trent……..Labour wins after UKIP’s Paul Nuttall disintegrates mid-attack. With his Hillsborough website catastrophe, his strange attempts to state he was a resident when he was so obviously not, his stuttering attacks on an enemy which never really came…

Aren’t You Taking One Now?

The sports trust denies liability for Miss Maylin’s accident, and barrister, Peter Burns, argued that bouldering involves an “obvious risk”. But in the witness box, Miss Maylin, who is seeking damages of up to £300,000, said: “I don’t take risks.”…

Lead; kindly light.

I receive advisory and targeted e-mails from many organisations, most of which end up in my ‘trash bag’; as I filter them away from an in-box which is kept for those deserving, i.m.h.o. of course, of my valuable time and…

Doris

Currently enjoying the charms of Doris in these windy isles – how are you managing today? Scene below was on Twitter just now, seems a bit windy over there.

South Africa [2]

Perceptions or reality? This is the issue we’re grappling with on South Africa. Hard to argue with a South African who says he was able to walk about Joburg with impunity decades ago, kept to safe areas after dark a…

Churnalism In The Age Of Consumerism

A generation gap in attitudes towards cooking and eating is helping to fuel the UK’s food waste mountain, research reveals, driven by time-poor millennials who do not understand the value of the food on their plate. In contrast to savvy…

Apartheid

This picture below is supposedly of Olympic Park, Melbourne, in 1971, a violent protest against Verwoerd’s policy of apartheid. Links from Chuckles before we begin: http://rahowadirectory.com/sacreativity/changing-history-the-verwoerd-assassination/ And different background – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendrik_Verwoerd http://www.sahistory.org.za/sites/default/files/DC/asjan59.1/asjan59.1.pdf Mention’s been made on this blog before that…