Fox (n): carnivore of genus vulpes; crafty person; scavenger; (vb) to confuse; -ed (adj): to be drunk.

Friday, 17 November 2017

Mali the dog who won the Dickin Medal...

Mali, now aged 8, had been hauled up the outside of the building before being sent in first to clear rooms and locate booby traps. He's now recovered from his wounds and is helping to train others, and was been awarded the Dickin Medal by the PDSA charity.
And therein lies the problem - the dog who went in first, who took the greatest risk and was injured the worse, was recognised by a charity. His human handler got a Military Cross and was recognised by Queen and country. Read on...

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Brexit and what it's done to democracy...

Brexit is, whoever you ask, a bloody mess.
The Tories are chewing their own entrails, Labour are running around like headless chickens, the Lib Dems are just flapping their hands about and the rest of us - Leave or Remain - have zero faith in any of it.
But there's one marvellous thing that's changed... Read on

Monday, 13 November 2017

Boris Johnson's dad on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here...

Put yourself, for a moment, in Boris Johnson's shoes.


All right, they're clown shoes and, okay, they're both so deeply embedded in your mouth you can twiddle your toes in stomach acid. But aside from bipedal indigestion, how do you feel? Read on...

Friday, 10 November 2017

The 2017 John Lewis Christmas ad...

"Let's get one thing straight - Christmas has nothing to do with Christ. It's an historic bacchanalia to celebrate life itself and was nicked in its entirety by the early church to justify a resurrection myth common to almost every religion on Earth, and at the same time piggybacking itself into cultures already open to the idea of a mid-winter piss-up.
"So to every sad-sack scriptural pedant complaining the John Lewis Christmas advert features no Jesus, no choir, and no Cap'n Bird's Eye floating in the sky I say..." Read on...

Wednesday, 8 November 2017

Who runs Britain...

"I don't want to worry you, but there's nobody running the country.

"The politicians aren't doing it. The billionaires aren't doing it. We've asked the EU to stop doing it and USA couldn't run a bath..."
Click here to read on...

Friday, 3 November 2017

Bonfire Night and fireworks injuries...

... and why setting off explosives in your back garden makes you a SCREAMING MORON is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Just. Stop. Doing. It.

Monday, 30 October 2017

Kevin Spacey and his excuses...

... about why he can't remember doing a thing he doesn't deny to Anthony Rapp, and the excuses being made by everyone from Weinstein to Freddie Starr aren't worth the tiny violins they're being played on is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Some people are just pigs. And that's it.

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Using a robot to care for the elderly...

... and why it's an atrocious idea that'll probably catch on, much to our species' detriment, is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Doctor Who has a LOT to answer for.

Monday, 23 October 2017

Transgender schoolchildren...

... and why Jeremy Hunt isn't exactly helping the situation is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

And no, they don't 'change sex' until they're 18, whatever you think you've read.

Friday, 20 October 2017

How Brexit is going so far...

... and why it's never going to happen is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Never. Ever.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Donald Trump's call to the widow of Sgt La David Johnson...

... and why it might finally be the thing that proves fatal to his presidency is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Here's hoping, yeah?

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

The Harvey Weinstein scandal...

... and why it's wrong to blame Hollywood, or his victims, women in general or actresses in particular, for crimes men condone, overlook and laugh off every day, is the topic of today's column in the Daily Mirror.

You can read it here.

Monday, 9 October 2017

Theresa May's problem with Boris...

... and why she's the most high-profile victim of modern slavery we've yet seen is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

If you don't feel sorry for her you must have a heart of stone.

Friday, 6 October 2017

Kellogg's tax scandal...

... and why it should be ashamed of putting so much effort into avoiding the tax the rest of us put a lot of effort into paying is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can be outraged about here.

I bloody love Frosties, too. Such a shame.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

The Tory housing crisis...

... and why it's roughly the same as the Labour housing crisis, in that they both did it and neither knows what to do, is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Makes my blood boil.

Friday, 29 September 2017

CBeebies, Mr Bloody Tumble....

... and why all is manged up in the hallucinogenic, psychotic world of children's TV is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read, as ever, by clicking here.

*shudders at a long weekend of Woolly and Tig*

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Why Jeremy Corbyn will be the next Prime Minister...

... and why there's absolutely nothing you can do about it is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Sorry, Theresa.

Friday, 22 September 2017

Uber's loss of license and the terrible taxi crisis of 2017...

... which may actually be better than you think, you soft poncy city type, is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Enjoy.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Star Trek does Brexit better...

... than this current shower of clowns, so let's enjoy the metaphors while we can. You can read today's 23rd century column for the Daily Mirror here.

Warp factor six, Mr Sulu.

Friday, 15 September 2017

Theresa May's power grab...

... and the horrific detail of what, exactly, she's doing to your democracy is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Have a nice weekend. I'm off to find a ploughshare to brandish.