Monthly Archives: January 2015

[Controversial point made in headline designed to get you to click through to the story]

  I saw [Thing in the news] [yesterday/today/tomorrow] and [insert comment indicating that I wasn’t really bothered about it until I realised I could write something ridiculous about it for money]. It occurred to me [it didn’t] that if [thing … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE Is it snowing outside? LIVEBLOG

11.26 – still going. 11.20 – yep, more. Bored now. 11.05 – stopped. 10.54 – more snow. 10.46 – snow. 10.42 – SNOW! 10.25 – it’s stopped. 9.58 – It’s started again. The flakes are big, like pieces of breakfast … Continue reading

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a hastily written rubbish topical poem on a parliamentary motion

The good Lord laboured six days on Nation building thinks John Mason. No fish based life came from the ocean To lodge his parliamentary motion That school’s the place to equate science With beliefs that sound like real mince. How does John cope with devolution? It’s constitutional … Continue reading

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A carefully considered response to the dispute between a singer and a politician about privilege and the performing arts

Well                                                                             There … Continue reading

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A rubbish topical poem on the choice facing the voters of South Thanet

As Ukip’s electoral carriage Is based on political marriage Of ridiculous pat sloganeering And PR friendly beerienteering You’d expect scrutiny in a barrage For commodity broker Nige Farage But on the box twice or thrice weekly Old Nick and the boys witter meekly That issues … Continue reading

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Front pages

The front pages of a number of British newspapers today confirms a development in the press over recent years. We live in a place where editors decide that they should put a picture of a man being murdered on the … Continue reading

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