Census Day 2021
A new policing bill is going through Parliament in the UK. It contains, among other sweeping measures, increased powers for policing what is currently legitimate protest. Headlines infer that some offenders could serve punishments of up to ten years in prison for defacing a statue. I don't know what you get if you leave the … Continue reading Short: On Protest
This morning when I logged in, I noticed that I had another new follower. I've had a lot of new followers recently and now it seemed my follower had joined with 102 others in being beguiled by my blog. But this new follower had a lot in common with many of the previous followers, in … Continue reading Short: On a Century
So, you know the Prime Minister's real full name right?Alexander Boris dePfeffel JohnsonYep, I know, who calls their kid dePfeffel, right?Not Normal PeopleThat's who.Anyway.Alexander.Remember that.So, what is his favourite word to use when he's giving bad news?Yep, Alas.'Alas, the virus is spreading''Alas, there have been many deaths''Alas, it's all somebody else's fault'That sort of thingI … Continue reading Short: For Prime Minister
help!I'm stuck on an islandwith madmen in controlthere's a raging mutated virusand they're distractedby the bloody flagpolegiddily trying to manouverethe Union Jack up highmeanwhile leavingthe country's peoplejust queueing upto die Link to story: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55391289 Well, that wasn't very cheerful at Christmas time, was it children? But here we are in Britain, listening to promises that … Continue reading Short: On Cheer
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