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.

“The NHS Needs Foreign Specialists…”

“…to screw up the simple procedures that the native born doctors won’t screw up!”: Gnanmurthy Kugan, the cardiac registrar on duty during the night of June 2, applied the pressure bandage. Dr Kugan wrapped Mr Gander’s thigh in two extra…

Compare And Contrast (Yet Again)

When Carl Sinclair saw a drug addict try to steal his car as his wife and three children slept in his Doncaster home, he grabbed a lump hammer, rushed outside in his boxers and punched the burglar to the floor.…

They Came, They Saw…

…they said ‘No thanks. This isn’t for us’. And the progressives are stumped: Aleks Szczerbiak, a professor of politics at the University of Sussex, said: “It was long assumed that young Poles would come to the west and become more…

Council Priorities…

Blackburn with Darwen Council is seeking designation as a ‘Breastfeeding Friendly Borough’. It’s executive board last week agreed to take measures to secure official approval for the title. …what, you thought it was all cleaning the streets & keeping the…

A Hell Of A Lot Of Words To Say…

….’Go forth & multiply’: A school named after slave trader Edward Colston is to resist calls from activists to change its name. Colston’s Girls’ School, in Bristol, said there was no benefit in ‘obscuring history’ and said instead it wanted…

The Slowly Grinding Wheels Of Justice…

Linda Fraser, who works for Bristol city council, could be struck off if the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) concludes that her fitness to practise has been impaired by her conduct. Only ‘could‘…? Fraser, a senior social worker, was…