Category Archives: Politics

La La Land

Over the last three months I haven’t been very active on this blog. This is not only due to the fact that I’ve been writing a book but also because I continue to have computer problems. This, of course, hasn’t … Continue reading

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UKIP surfe sur la misère

Last Thursday, 9th October, the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), won its first parliamentary seat. The winning candidate was Douglas Carswell, who shortly before the by-election had defected from the Conservative party (here). I’m not going to bang on about … Continue reading

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Assassins and Asylums

This is now my third post about Dana Durnford’s ‘Expedition for Life’, a voyage around the coast of British Columbia to document how much of the flora and fauna has been damaged by Fukushima. The funding for the expedition has … Continue reading

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Rentakill

Just over one year ago the 51st state of America voted against military intervention in Syria (here). British MPs came under intense pressure from their constituents to vote no. Shortly afterwards, America followed suit. Now, today, America has started bombing … Continue reading

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Perfidious Albion

If the Scots had voted for independence yesterday, the following three things would have been constitutionally banned forever in Scotland: 1. Weapons of mass destruction. 2. Unelected representatives (House of Lords). 3. Privatisation of the NHS. Of course, the British … Continue reading

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Independence Day

As I’m writing this there’s a big Yes vote rally going in in Glasgow, against BBC bias (livestream here). I doubt if any of the mainstream media will cover this rally, just as they haven’t covered many other Yes vote … Continue reading

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From King James to McDonalds

Queen Elizabeth I died in 1603. The unmarried Virgin Queen had no successor. The Parliamentarians, and chief minister Sir Robert Cecil, had already decided how to deal with the situation. For the previous three years, Cecil had been in secret … Continue reading

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Intrepid II Goes Forth

In a previous post I was talking about a YouTube user called BeautifulGirlByDana, real name Dana Durnford. Well, earlier this month, using 600 bucks of donations from his YouTube followers, Dana and his friend Terry spent nine days photographing the … Continue reading

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The End Of The World Show

In a previous post, Nuke Wars and Nuns, I mentioned a YouTube user called BeautifulGirlByDana, real name Dana Durnford. Dana has been on YouTube for years and uses his channel to promote indie music artists (here). He also posts his … Continue reading

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Pity the Palestinians

With this latest assault on Gaza, any remaining shred of sympathy I might have had for the Israelis has completely gone. The Israeli Defence Force (IDF) are quite blatantly committing war crimes in Gaza, on a large scale, and the … Continue reading

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