Author: JuliaM

Angry about the state of my country, I started commenting in about 2004, and finally blogging for myself in 2008, and so, here we are! I blog as 'JuliaM' though at CiF and other sites, my handle is 'thylacosmilus'. Don't worry, I only bite fools and leftwingers.

Target Of Opportunity?

Adam Jones, 51, was left in a “state of disbelief, anger and despair” after the theft of five top-of-the-range bikes from his garage on Tuesday night. The raiders stole a number of high performance bikes, including a Specialized Tarmac, a…

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…

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…

But Not Very Likely, I Suspect…

Nathan Boughton was at the Lidl store in Eastern Road in Brighton on June 25 when staff spotted him attempting to leave without paying for meat. When challenged, he grabbed the fire extinguisher before the police were called. During chaotic…

Yet More Collective Punishment

…demanded by grieving relatives: The Browns want to see restrictions for private vessels covering speeding and alcohol drink-drive limits, as well as a legal requirement for those on board to wear life jackets and undergo safety training. Their petition has…

More Vegan Cats..?

The minister for women has been condemned for saying that young people are having their gender reassigned as “an answer to questions they are perhaps not asking themselves”. Well, quite! A ‘transgender 3 year old‘ is like a vegan cat.…

No, It’s Not A Class Issue…

Hoarding, that is. Yes, it’s the WHO’s decision to class this as a mental health issue, as Tim Worstall pointed out. …the 50-year-old council worker is surrounded on all sides by his ever-growing collection: 15,000 books and DVDs fill his…

A Lesson Here For The BMA…

A teacher who impersonated a pupil on Childline to falsely accuse a colleague of sexual assault has been banned from the profession for life. And so she should. A police investigation into the source of the Childline claims resulted in…

Ideology Over Safety

Ann Bradley, from Harwood, Lancashire, awoke in the early hours of August 27 last year to find her son, Louie Francis, ‘white and floppy‘ in her arms. She went into the corridor at the Royal Bolton Hospital with her newborn…

Almost Lost It, But Nice Recovery, Prof Glees!

West Midlands Police told a judge that he would be helping to combat terrorism if he banned the publication of Inspector Lee Bartram’s address. Is Insp Bartram a chiseled-jawed anti-terrorist officer, fearful of retaliation from Islamist nutjobs for defusing a…