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.

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…

Tough On Crime, Tough On The …. Oh!

A West Ham supporter got more than he bargained for after posting homophobic abuse on Twitter. After Albion’s demolition job at the London Stadium on Friday, a man named Jay, who goes by the Twitter handle @Crezzwel, took to the…

For Those In Peril On The Sea…

  Appel, who has been sailing the Hawaiian islands for a decade, said she had planned the voyage, which should take three weeks, for more than two years but that the pair were perhaps not as prepared as they should…

These ‘Terribly Rare’ Cases…

Paul barely had time to change into his sports gear before the first message from Murray-Evans arrived. Most of it is unprintable in a family newspaper. Suffice to say, the sexual encounter made her ‘toes curl’, was ‘awesome’ and she…