Monthly Archives: August 2012

A treat for regular readers

A couple of months ago at the prompting of Norman Geras’s list of a dozen jazz records I listed my own dozen. On that list is the wonderful Keith Jarrett European Quartet’s Belonging album – an album I return to frequently … Continue reading

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How do you write about foreign legal systems – The Guardian style guide

As a lawyer people often say to me, “sod off” and “you want how much for that work?” Sometimes though they ask me about how to write about legal systems they have no familiarity with. Luckily I have schooled a … Continue reading

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Some light on a key legal issue surrounding the Assange case

I think one important thing is forgotten in all of the fuss about whether or not Assange should be questioned in Sweden by the prosecuting authorities in Sweden or at the place and time of his choosing: the key case of … Continue reading

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George Galloway still not columnist for Love and Garbage blog: a statement from the editor

George Galloway is not a columnist for Love and Garbage blog and the reasons for that, I would have thought, are fairly obvious. Galloway has always courted controversy and while I have not always agreed with some of his views, … Continue reading

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George Galloway not employed as columnist for Love and Garbage

Following recent controversies I wish to confirm that George Galloway MP, who has never been employed as a columnist for Love and Garbage for reasons I hope are self-explanatory, will not be employed as a columnist from this point onwards … Continue reading

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Duchy of Grand Fenwick turns down Asylum Application from Ecuadorian Ambassador

In a statement issued on behalf of Duchess Gloriana XII, Glorious Leader of the Duchy of Grand Fenwick the Duchy of Grand Fenwick has today confirmed that it has turned down an application for asylum made by the Ecuadorian Ambassador … Continue reading

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