Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Empire Strikes Back

Yesterday Jeremy Corbyn gave a keynote speech in Coventry, outlining the Labour Party’s position on Brexit. As expected, Corbyn said that the Labour Party wants to retain a customs union. On one level this was a neat bit of political … Continue reading

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When A Nation Goes Insane

Last month the UK Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson claimed that a Russian attack on the UK’s critical infrastructure could cause “thousands and thousands and thousands of deaths”. This comes on top of Prime Minister Theresa May accusing Moscow of military … Continue reading

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Business as Usual

My domain has been down for the best part of six days, while it was being transferred from an American registrar to a European one. This blog is by far the most visited site under the domain, having … Continue reading

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I registered my domain name on 16th February 2000; that’s 18 years ago, and despite my chaotic life I’ve managed to keep it up and running, particularly during the 2000s, when owning a domain name and hosting it on … Continue reading

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Corporatism, Calamity and Fukushima

Looking at the likes of the BBC and the Guardian today, you wouldn’t know that there’s a major war kicking off in the Middle East. Just about all wars are for corporate profit, and what’s going on in Syria is … Continue reading

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M, Q and 007

Of late I’ve been making a lot of America-centric posts. Hmm, maybe I should rename my little corner of cyberspace as ‘The Burlington Blog’. Talking of which, the recently released FISA memo (a memo that outlines some of the spying … Continue reading

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The homeless and luh dontist

I’m in the midst of rather extensive dental treatment at the moment, which amongst other things involves having 13 teeth extracted. It’s painful, yes, but nothing compared to this…

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