Monday, March 1, 2021

Heil the vaccine apartheid!

FRAU Clare Foges is in great form in today’s Times, giving us a taste of what is in store for 'vaccine refuseniks' should we refuse...

The verdict on Johnson’s Covid battle? Fail, fail, fail

BORIS Johnson was elected in December 2019 for a variety of reasons. One was undoubtedly to ‘get Brexit done’. But there were many other...

The BBC’s fascism mania, Part 2

IN MY Midlands comprehensive school in the 1970s, the boys in my sixth form were all planning to be Labour voters like their fathers and...

Diary of a sleepless mother in lockdown

IT’S 3am. I’m at the kitchen table. I’ve discovered that lockdowns mess up my sleep patterns. I’ve woken, mind racing with worry, again. I...

If it’s broke, don’t bother fixing it

THE civil service might no longer face the Cummings Inquisition but, thankfully, the government’s determination to implement reform has not abated. Dame Simone Finn,...

There is no vaccine to protect us from Lord Deben

IN AN article for the Express, Lord Deben, the erstwhile John Selwyn Gummer, has been peddling his propaganda again. Under the headline ‘Green Britain: There is...

You’ve had your chips, Mr Potato Head

AS a schoolboy in 1971 I remember my thrill at being given for Christmas the Monty Python Big Red Book. A collection of trivia, jokes...

Off the Beaten Tracks – Incredibles but true

THIS week, our time-travelling Ford Anglia coughs its way into Edinburgh, late 1965. Multi-instrumentalist Robin Williamson and banjo player Clive Palmer, both 22, had...

Today’s talking point

MANY of us have no idea why we are still on the Conservative Party mailing list. Is it just useless admin at CCHQ or some unfounded optimism that...

Daily News Digest

NEWS Half of British police stations have closed in just ten years At least 667 police stations with front counters allowing the public to talk to...