Kiss me Hardy. Britain’s gay Spies

25th October 2018 0

A report in this morning’s Daily Telegraph, ‘Secret lives of Britain’s spies’ ‘The spies talked of the difficulties in leading secret lives, where only their closest family and friends could know the truth. John said he had worked for SIS for 6 months before he told his husband.’ On competition between MI5, MI6 and SIS: ‘They’re things like, ‘Where do … [Read on]

May Must go

18th October 2018 7

Tonight it was business as usual for Mrs May in her real home Brussels. According to Sky News, she was able to forget all about Brexit and the foolish people who voted for it, and sit down for an evening meal along with her fellow European leaders with, among other guests,  the Russian Prime Minister, puppet leader of a country … [Read on]

The Border. Where Irish Eyes are averted

17th October 2018 3

The stage is set for our re-entry to the European Union possibly in the next two weeks.The only difference between our previous full membership and this one negotiated by Mrs May, is that from now on we will be a colony of Brussels with no vote in the Council of Ministers. In addition we will pay Brussels an annual of … [Read on]

Mrs May: Sock puppet of Whitehall

24th September 2018 2

Olly Robbins, the grinning apparition you see at Mrs May’s side in Brussels, part of Whitehall’s ‘Beating Heart of Remain’ was given a bonus of £20,000 above his annual salary of £160,000 for his ‘good’ work in negotiating Britain’s withdrawal from Europe. I suspect it is for his influence over Mrs May. I wonder whether Mrs May is his sock … [Read on]

The NHS. Robbing the old and the sick

21st September 2018 4

Editorial in the current Autumn edition of the Salisbury Review The NHS can be thought of as a bankrupt insurance company whose directors are resorting to criminal means to stay in business. Founded in 1948, it promised its customers free health care for life in return for obligatory premiums taken from taxes. It began with high hopes. The much-feared doctor’s … [Read on]

Sargon; The Saviour from Swindon?

26th July 2018 9

King Sargon of Akkaad flourished in Sumeria between 2234 and 2279 BC. During his reign, he conquered Mesopotamia, parts of Syria, Anatolia and ‘Elam’, modern-day Western Iran. As well as being a considerable soldier and politician, he was a skilled polemicist and employed the arts of classical debate to silence his detractors. That such a civilised king could have lived … [Read on]

Orders from Berlin

24th July 2018 3

Mrs Merkel sacked Dominic Raab three days after her newly appointed Minister for Brexit announced we would not pay £39 billion to the EU if they tried to stage an economic shoot out with Britain at the Brussels corral at midnight on the 29th of March next year.  Mrs May probably tried to save him, but orders from Berlin are orders, as the … [Read on]

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