Author: JuliaM

Angry about the state of my country, I started commenting in about 2004, and finally blogging for myself in 2008, and so, here we are! I blog as 'JuliaM' though at CiF and other sites, my handle is 'thylacosmilus'. Don't worry, I only bite fools and leftwingers.

Someone’s Lying…

…but where do you place your bets? Mr Scarr, who used to work saving animals in Morocco and lives with 150 dogs, has also hit out at Essex Police after they failed to make any arrests. The pair claim they…

Sure, This’ll Never Backfire…

Brighton College wants students to think critically about the information they are bombarded with every day. Does that include that coming from the college themselves, I wonder? It will be running a programme next years (sic) which will feature the words…

A Breath Of Fresh Air!

Councillor Arshad Hussain, who chairs Bradford Council’s corporate overview and scrutiny committee, said there were”many areas in this city” where people were afraid to go, depending on their ethnicity. Oh, here we go, whinging Muslims complaining ab… Oh! Hang on…

When They Turn, They Turn….

Yesterday, JK Rowling released a statement with regards to the casting of Johnny Depp in the title role of the new film, The Crimes of Grindelwald. *sigh* Yet more publicity for her endless money-making scheme? But wait! What’s this? But…

The Spell Of Filthy Lucre…

I was pleased when my seven-year-old son went Harry Potter crazy. Having never read to himself before, he was suddenly racing through book after book, his bedside light on late into the night. Never read anything before? Hmmm. Really? I’d…

Pray, Pray For The MPs!

Jess Phillips doesn’t feel safe at ‘work’… One of the doorways which leads straight from the chamber of the House of Commons demands that you stand in a very narrow winding stairway waiting to descend in to the packed lobby.…

Drains On The Economy…

Devastated friends of Daniella Obeng, 32…said the mother-of-one was forced to look for work overseas after her benefits were cut. She had been living with a brain tumour and epilepsy meaning she suffered ‘silent seizures’. But Ms Obeng, from Manchester,…

Not Just Deaf, But Also Tone Deaf…

Deaf people – those whose preferred language is sign and belong to the capital D “Deaf community” – have had to fight for their rights, language and culture against this oppression. In that context, the strong feelings of an unrepresentative…