As frequent as clockwork or should that be regular?

My dear old mother used to say that some things just got her goat, not that she had such an animal - it was just a colloquialism (which she kept in the backyard, with the cat, among the pigeons). It meant that some things really got her back up. Oops, there goes another one! The … Continue reading As frequent as clockwork or should that be regular?

Blimp or Fudger? What a choice!

Will the leaders of the two main English Political parties ever realise that consensus politics simply don't work if there ain't no consensus? But first let me introduce my main characters: Blimp and Fudger. Firstly Blimp, or Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Blimp to give him his full name. I've started with Blimp because he's in … Continue reading Blimp or Fudger? What a choice!

So It’s 2021 and where’s Boris – busy kicking the pandemic down the road?

Hiding his light in a fridge? Planning his escape? Busy making up his next cover story? Pretending he is a decisive man of action? None of the above? August 2019 When I watch the pre-election antics of Johnson and his Jackass crew, I am reminded of a recidivist old lag talking to another "crim" coming … Continue reading So It’s 2021 and where’s Boris – busy kicking the pandemic down the road?

Nothing like the Queen’s Speech

Hello subjects gather round:  We are going to patronise you.  We say patronise, even though we are clearly female, but one must stick with the old ways mustn’t one?  We also say “We” when we mean “I”, but that’s another matter.  Anyway, no need to bother your little heads about it all; Oh, and we … Continue reading Nothing like the Queen’s Speech

Johnson’s Vacillation programme

Rant of the day 19/12/2020: He's forever blowing baubles I have an idea. Let central government set and publish a policy and let local government implement it. Radical I know but it should be possible shouldn’t it?  Especially in an environment where we are told that the government is following “The Science”. My response to … Continue reading Johnson’s Vacillation programme

Corruption rife in third world Britain? Unbelievable!

Rant for the day 14/12/20 Unfortunately it is only too believable. It is what happens when an unassailable government gets control of the purse strings. Ask any other third world country what we have to look forward to.Corruption at the heart of our state. No effective second chamber, no effective checks and balances, a subservient … Continue reading Corruption rife in third world Britain? Unbelievable!