Monthly Archives: May 2016

Crime the UK and Brexit

  Corruption at the top As a group of nations told we are better “pooling and sharing” – a term never quantified – we have come a long way from thinking we experience the occasional lapse of morals in public life, … Continue reading

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BBC and Brexit

 I’m still waiting for the BBC to send a brace of B-list Scottish celebrities and flaky hacks to England to record personal documentaries interviewing loquacious locals on why they want independence from Europe, the place that subsidises their very existence, their infrastructure. … Continue reading

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Sex and the Culture of Futility

This is one of those subjects you prefer to let lie. I walked away from it three days running, each time trying to find a way of making it palatable. In the end I just feel sad. What caused hesitation is whether … Continue reading

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A Load of Bull

  To hate Scotland enough to vote Conservative You have to ask yourself, who in their right mind would vote for an unappealing politician whose abiding election image is sitting on the back of a bemused water buffalo, the leader of … Continue reading

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Paying For Education

The media and press are happy to play in their world reporting on the Middle England or London issues, the antics of Mays and Boris, and whether the Queen should get a new yacht, and at her ripe old age. What … Continue reading

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