Tag: Doomed

Doodle Despair At The ‘Guardian’…

Phil Hoad on the Google Doodle: It’s not just that the doodle, the corporate-branding equivalent of dress-down Friday, has that naff novelty air about it: all those cute animated Thanksgiving turkeys, faux silent films and puzzle-piece Nietzsches. Or even that,…

Hurrah For ‘Neuro-Diversity’..!

Not sure what that means..? Well, according to the Civil Service Blog (readers, I venture here because I love it when the enemy reveals their plans..) it’s the next best thing since multigrain artisan sliced bread: “Diversity in GCHQ has…

No Evidence Required…

Bin men working for Kingston Council have been suspended after… They spilled the rubbish all over the street? They ran over a taxpayer? … a 13-year-old girl claimed they blew kisses and wolf-whistled at her. Ah. And is there any…

More Responses Like This One, Please!

A store chain is facing a social media backlash and calls for a boycott after it angered mental health campaigners by appearing to mock bipolar disorders. Don’t make ‘em angry. You won’t like them when they’re angry… Joy, a clothes…

How To Raise A Progressive…

Helgegren had been sitting around the table with Leo, 10, and Frank, 11, last year, when they started talking about the new Call of Duty video game they wanted to get. He told them they could play the game, but…

Stop Right There!

Figures obtained by the Guardian from the Link network, the body responsible for running Britain’s ATMs, show there are 269 low-income areas lacking a free machine within a 1km radius. These “cash machine deserts” … Oh, for…!! What, wasn’t the…

“But It’s So Unfair..!!”

Oxfordshire’s drugs campaigners have highlighted the case of Michelle X, the Abingdon multiple sclerosis sufferer who grew her own cannabis, as “the human cost” of Britain’s drug laws. Oh, for..! Lady Neidpath, Countess of Wemyss and March, also known as…

Cultural Vandalism…

Oh, how we love a ‘bungling council workers and road signage’ story! Misspelled signs for ‘shcool’, yellow lines painted right over badger corpses, they are guaranteed local newspaper filler. Even the MSM picks them up from time to time: Bungling…

Saving, not drowning

Why do people get fired? Yes, I know that in many areas legislation seems to protect anyone from getting fired at all these days and that, say, fiddling your expenses might get you fired in your job but not if…