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What would it take for this Govt to actually do something?Thu May 19 2022

Okay, here’s a question for you. What would have to happen, what set of circumstances or sequence of events would have to take pla...

They Would Literally Shoot The Messenger If They CouldMon May 16 2022

Well, that was another week done. We made it through *another* one without gouging our eyes out and stuffing them in our ear holes...


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That Was Then, This Is Now - Don't Change The Subject!Sun May 01 2022

Well another week, another runaway trainwreck of political absurdity. Where black is white and up is down. Where what you did six ...

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Why Are We Talking About WFH Again?Mon Apr 25 2022

Well, here we go again. It had been a whole week or two since we’d last had the "WFH = Lazy" brigade out frothing about “productiv...

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Tory Leadership: 4 Tories Who Aren't Total C**tsSun Apr 24 2022

It’s getting nearer to that time again! We’ve had Christmas, New Year and Easter. Next on the list of our favourite recurring trad...

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Tories Are Now Split: The Witterers & The WitlessSat Apr 16 2022

There’s an air of hope permeating through Britain at the moment, isn’t there? A subtle but infectious new variant of political opt...

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28 Years Later: Kurt CobainMon Apr 11 2022

It was 28 years ago on Friday (just gone) that Kurt Cobain took his own life. I remember when it happened and the effect it had on...

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Peak Oil: The End Of Our Way Of LifeSun Apr 03 2022

Get ready for a buzzkill....



Ukraine Is About Gas. So Why Are We Not Talking About It?Sun Mar 06 2022

What would it take for the world to have an open, honest conversation about fossil fuels and natural gas? What are the catalysts? We still don’t know....

Contrarians Are Back (& You’ve Come A Long Way, Baby)Wed Mar 02 2022

From the “The Surrender Bill!” and “Traitors!” to a tacit support of a Russian dictator, the contrarians have returned. Hooray for scrutiny, Free Spee...

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We're About To Find Out How Useful Blitz-Nonce Boomers Really AreSun Feb 20 2022

From the Sue Gray 'update' to Prince Andrew's settlement, in the UK we've gotten used to things failing to match their hype. Take your pick: Brexit's ...

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Johnsonism Has Reduced Us To A Bit-Part On The World StageSun Feb 13 2022

Well, here we are. Right on the cusp of an international military crisis and the Big Dog, who's waited to be Churchill 2.0 his entire life, is seeming...

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I'm a Comedian & Progressive. And I'm conflicted about Jimmy Carr.Sat Feb 05 2022

When Jimmy Carr’s Netflix special (His Dark Material) dropped, my initial reaction was “Wow, Jimmy Carr got a Netflix deal?”.  I’d assumed Netflix wer...

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The Sue Gray Roller-Coaster Everybody Wants OffWed Jan 26 2022

I was as shocked as you were. I’m not aware on any parties. All guidance was followed. It was a work event. It was only ten minutes. Who *hasn’t* snor...

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Big Dog Caligula Clings OnSun Jan 16 2022

“More parties? MORE? Are you physically shitting my tits?”...

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Integrity-Bin Braverman Nails Remaining Credibility To Johnson's Sinking ShipSun Jan 09 2022

Fun to see Suella Braverman attempt to weigh-in on a legal matter again this week. It’s like watching your Granddad try to operate the Sky box. ...

Frost Negotiates Own Exit; Dorries Hits Baker’s Free Speech ThresholdSun Dec 19 2021

You’d think it might take a lot to hit Steve Baker’s threshold for Free Speech. One of a hareem of self-styled Tory libertarians, this is the guy who ...

No One Will Accept Circuit Breaker While Albino Yeti Remains In No10Sat Dec 18 2021

We now know, to a greater or lesser extent, that there were illegal Christmas parties taking place across various departments in Whitehall last year. ...

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The Week Populism Became UnpopularThu Nov 04 2021

In the past week I’ve been bothered by a few instances of shitty press behaviour. And that’s without even really going looking. On Monday, the Daily E...

My Career Move vs Self ConfidenceSat Dec 12 2020

"Well, I don't know about 'programming', I'm not very mathematical or even particularly intelligent, tbh"....

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From The Vault: Remembering My CommuteSat Oct 17 2020

We've all been furloughed or WFH for months now, but as a friend suggested he missed "the way things were", I felt compelled to punch him through his ...

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Deep-Fakes Are About To Ruin EverythingSun Sep 27 2020

It's June 2021. President Biden is waking up. It's 6:10am in DC. In London, late morning. For the past four hours, Sky News, BBC, LBC and (gulp) GB Ne...



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