Category: Politics

I went Warbussing today. Warbussing, soon to be the next big event in the weblogging/interweb world, involves, having finished todays episode of CSI (the husband did it) turning on Airport as we swish though the countryside, clicking every so often…

In every place where it matters to me, nothing changed. No matter

Mucking around with a link Murky posted to Blogpulse’s “Trends” system, I’ve built this: A graph of the election (TinyURL) (I’ve had to muck around with it a bit, Boris Johnson isn’t actually a candiate for PM – though it…

Singing Bye bye Blunkett, Blunket goodbyeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Stephen Fry: Bertrand Russell, the great philosopher and mathematician, got into terrible trouble by writing quite fearsome articles against the first World War when it began. He got all these letters from people who said, My child is prepared to…

Apparently, our Home Office minister has thought of the perfect way to ensure people aren’t fox-hunting when the ban finally comes into effect. He’s going to put CCTV cameras in the hedgerows. I’m not kidding. I’ve no idea what I…

I don’t care about fox hunting. That is, I can see the benefits of stopping it, but I can see advantages to its continued existence. I am happy upon this fence, I can see my house from here. I don’t…

From Preparing for emergencies Page 14: “To prepare for an emergency, you should take time to find out: […] The emergency procedures for your children at school The emergency procedures at your workplace” Page 16: “If you hear, see, or…

.”I’ve seen them doing it and they’re clever,” said an independent district councillor, Dorothy Lindley. “They lie down on their side, or sometimes their back, and roll over the metal grids until they are clear.” The Guardian In other news,…