Snow Joke (rant alert)

It’s snowing.  In winter.  In the UK. I know, I can hardly get over the shock. Apart from the frankly tedious wall to wall news coverage and an unexpectedly free weekend the weather has had a minimal impact on me so far.  I work from home so no problems getting to my desk in the Read More …

I hate it when I’m right!

The other day I blogged about the lack of participation in the political process.  Last night those fears were confirmed as the Labour vote in the European elections collapsed to just 15%.  The map of British politics was changed last night with the Euro-sceptic UKIP coming second behind the Tories and the BNP winning two Read More …

Silence is consent. Shhh.

I’m watching Question Time, the weekly political panel show, on the BBC.  I probably shouldn’t blog while watching.  I’ll probably write something I’ll regret.  But here goes anyway… There seems to be a theme.  It’s all Gordon’s Fault. The world economic situation was him. The situation with MPs defrauding their expenses system is his fault. Read More …

42

I don’t get it. 42 days without charge seems like a very very long time. The UN Declaration of Human Rights states: Article 3: Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. Article 6. Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law. Article 7. All are equal Read More …