Peter Simple: A glance at better times.

7th October 2019 14

The late Michael Wharton ran a diary column in the Daily Telegraph called ‘Way of the World’ among the entries were extracts from Squire Haggard’s Journal, originally conceived by Michael Green. Haggard’s Journal purported to have been written around 1775. Oct. 17: Gales. Mortalities: Stoppage of the Blood, 3; Reticulation of the Loins, 28. The Intelligencer reports a speech by … [Read on]

Climate Fascists are closing down our theatres

6th October 2019 5

From 1982 The RSC at the Barbican made Shakespeare a real presence in London. The theatre was easy to get to with a new tube station, it had a thousand comfortable seats and air-con. The first RSC shows, directed by Trevor Nunn, starred Patrick Stewart, Timothy Dalton and Harriet Walter. That was all made possible by the generosity of the … [Read on]

Letter from Paris; The Passing of a Master Groper.

3rd October 2019 1

On September 25th as Boris Johnson re-opened Parliament to face a phalanx of feminist termagants filled with rage and venom for squeezing a thigh – and an upper thigh at that. In Paris, Jacques Chirac, former French President and well known philanderer, was breathing his last to the plaudits of a French media exulting in the former President ‘s long … [Read on]

Going to bed with off the shelf Genes

2nd October 2019 12

“A lack of belief in transgenderism and conscientious objection to transgenderism in our judgment are incompatible with human dignity and conflict with the fundamental rights of others.” Employment Tribunal Ruling on a doctor who refused to address a male transgender patient as ‘Mrs’ or ‘Ms’ And the actress Helen Mirren (whom we should believe because famous actresses know everything) dismisses … [Read on]

Dancing with Dr Death

2nd October 2019 16

‘Its in ‘ere doc’. The thickset man, dressed incongruously in a dress suit, opens a door to a windowless room. Only synthetic light to make the examination. I hesitate in the doorway. The sheet is folded back neatly and shows the patient in repose, lying on her back. Her face is so serene and her colour so warm that she … [Read on]

Labour will bring Shamima Begum home

30th September 2019 27

All Labour MPs – especially Mr Corbyn and his Cabinet – should be prepared to answer the following question every time they appear on TV or Radio “Will a Labour Government allow Shamima Begum to return ?’ We know the answer. An Immigration Tribunal is obliged to rule in her favour, the purpose of the various Immigration Acts is to … [Read on]

Brexit: Never again let the servants’ hall have a say.

30th September 2019 15

Apparently, Boris Johnson is to blame for the ugly scenes in Parliament the other day, and for the ugly atmosphere in the country at large, because he uses the terms ‘surrender’ and ‘betrayal’ to describe those who would thwart Brexit. There is anguished discussion in the mainstream media of whether the Prime Minister should not be ‘setting the tone for … [Read on]

Is Jo Cox buried in the Church of Christ the Remainer ?

26th September 2019 16

I first met humbug full on when attending a literary festival in Oxford, in April 2017, where old fashioned feminist Jenni Murray of the BBC, was heckled and threatened with ‘no-platform’ after she questioned whether men can really be women, just because they say they are. She was accused by students of making, ‘transphobic’ comments. The humbug came bursting from … [Read on]

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