It is, of course, a triumph of optimism over experience that we should expect a former Labour Minister to apologise for or even acknowledge their mistakes, for the Blairite/Brownite debacle was never one for taking the blame. But, it is especially rich of Lord Smith, head of the Environment Agency, to defend himself by pointing … Continue reading
For the plebs a special treat They’ll appear on Benefits Street Only they’re left feeling glum As they’ve shown only scum A stitch-up incredibly neat!
The recent brouhaha of Education Minister Gove criticising teachers for allegedly using Blackadder Goes Forth and films (rife, we are warned, with Left-leaning fallacies) to teach about the First World War as we reach the centenary. Although it isn’t just Gove – the issue was even raised in a short article in a wargaming magazine … Continue reading
It’s one of those issues that crops up every now and then with depressing regularity… people unleashing bile at canines. Now, there are a lot of idiots with dogs that do allow their animals to be a nuisance or make a mess, and I appreciate not everyone likes dogs, but the arguments given as to … Continue reading