Death and taxes.

Death and taxes are often considered to be the only things certain in life. One is under the control of government. The other, currently, is not. The government claim they will be ‘forced to consider’ the return of the death…

An utter waste of time

Seems there’s going to be a new (all expenses paid) independent commission to discuss a new UK Bill of Rights as people are not too happy with the European Court of Human Rights interfering in our system using the Human…

Beyond Reasonable Doubt

Certain issues tend to come to the fore from time to time and the reintroduction of the death penalty is one such. The arguments will be aired –  and they won’t be radically different from the last time that they…

Puzzle Corner answer

As several people worked out or guessed Melbourne’s skateboarding rhino signs are to remind pedestrians to watch out for trams, though since most of the trams weigh well over 20 tonnes a rhino on a skateboard would be a hell…

Puzzle Corner

A bit busy for proper blogging so just out of curiosity I thought I’d ask both my readers (hi Mum) what they think this sign, which has recently begun appearing around Melbourne, might mean. Okay, I admit that I have…

‘Women And Minorities Hardest Hit!’

No, really: Moves to impose an annual limit on benefit payments to the unemployed will affect single mothers and ethnic minorities hardest, the Government’s own analysis of the controversial policy has concluded. And a resounding ‘So what?!’ is hollered back……

Good Fences Make Good Neighbours..?

A Rossendale primary school has become the subject of a public inquiry five years after blocking off its playing fields which were used as a village green. Wow, imaging the OUTRAGE! from the usual suspects if a local businessman had…

Your Euros–The notes not to take home!

Usually around this time of year, during the holiday season, I remind my Ironies Too readers, (where this post first appeared,) of the serial numbers of the Euro notes it is probably best not to take home. Many believe that…