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.

A Clash Of Entitlements

Ms Wood and her son Cameron Main, 11, were at The Level in Brighton on Wednesday afternoon when the latest incident happened. Ms Wood said Cameron had accidentally wandered into the cycle lane. She said: “I saw the cyclist approaching…

Our Great Justice System In Action….

Sorry, that was a typo. Should have been ‘inaction’…. How, you might ask? John Dannaher, 30, of The Square in Birchington, raked up his 45th conviction last Thursday (July 19) after admitting to trespass and drunken disorderly (sic) at Margate railway…

It’s A Bit Of A Tough Sell, Grayson….

A teacher-turned-author from Bexleyheath has said he wants to tackle the issue of prejudice with his new children’s novel about… Oh, let me guess, an adorable moppet who is smuggled into the UK by… Wait. …a vampire. Ummmm….. Grayson Grave,…

It’s #PeakGuardian Time!

Behind many recent murders in London are young men who are traumatised and excluded…. Oh! I thought it was bloodthirsty street thugs. But what do I know? The following night, members of the gang drove to Wandsworth, four miles’ north…

To Think You Went To Journalism School…

…in order to write stories like this: An American actor featured in the Star Trek television series and films has thanked a County Durham drag performer for highlighting a town mayor’s social media posts about gay people and Muslims. I….…

Skilful Deflection?

‘I’m not going to stand here and b***h about the police – but I will b***h about the government and the cuts,’ Mr Phillips said. Really? Then congratulations, Mr Phillips, you’ve been played. Cuts have nothing to do with this,…

Bug Or Feature?

  Last month, the home secretary, Sajid Javid, said that EU nationals would be asked to answer “three simple questions” in an online form to continue living in the UK once it has left the EU. Applicants will be asked…

Wait, Why The Hell Not?

Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey has refuted accusations her department routinely scans social media pages to deny benefit claims. Errr, why? And why did she need to refute them? Labour MP Anna Turley made the claim in the Commons…