Trading insults

The grayling is a freshwater fish of the salmon family.  It can be found across Northern and Central Europe and in abundance in British rivers.  It was believed by anglers to limit the breeding opportunities for the more favoured trout, but recent research has shown that the two types of fish have mutually exclusive food sources,…

The gift that keeps on giving

On the BBC’s Question Time last night, Conservative MEP and devout Eurosceptic Daniel Hannan, stated that the austerity the United Kingdom has undergone over the last six years was not (contrary to received Conservative opinion) caused by Gordon Brown’s profligate spending, but by our membership of the European Union.  His logic was that every week, the…

Et tu, Boris?

Jimmy Carr, the comedian is alive and well, but if he were dead, tonight’s confession by David Cameron that he held shares in Blairmore Holdings Inc would have him rolling with laughter in his grave.  The fact that he is not dead, most probably does not prevent him from rolling on the floor laughing.  In…

Brexit: football is leaving home

Three Lions on a shirt, Jules Rimet still gleaming, 30 years of hurt, Never stopped me dreaming. By the time the polling booths have closed in the EU Referendum on 23rd June 2016, the English, Welsh and both Irish football teams may have been eliminated from the Euro 2016 finals in France.  A vote in…