Waybuloo what is acceptable

Ah yes – the tree Let’s start with the Mail piece on the parents’ outcry on how “they’ve” wrecked Waybuloo: BBC bosses decided to overhaul the programme to try and appeal to older children – bringing in Dave Lamb, best…

Secession Redux

A few weeks back, we were discussing secession as a solution to getting rid of the scum that rule over us. Some folk commented that with a sufficient body of like-minded voters, a block could be formed and then declare…

Research funding

Some of the greatest pieces of scientific research have developed from individuals who have strayed off the beaten track and observed something a bit odd and followed it through. It’s the initial observation itself that often provides the impetus, Fleming…

Employment and benefits

I’m currently tied up in a series of one-day courses and while they need to be studied for, they’re also very interesting indeed and give a good overview of what’s in the pipeline re debt, employment and benefits [the latter…

1000 posts … 10 000 comments

April 19th, 2011 – we put up the first tentative “test” posts. April 25th, 2011 – Luikkerland opened for us officially with “Writing is the First Act of Rebellion” and we were away. It’s been a surprising run.  Obviously there was going…

Who will rid us of this tempestuous fool

Seems the boy Clegg believes the UK should sign up to the unwritten Eurozone treaty that Cameron non-vetoed a couple of weeks ago. Telegraph. The Deputy Prime Minister said the new treaty on fiscal union should be “folded into” the…

The feral underclass

This is why blogging is so hard to get away from. In the post on Cu**s, I left a link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2083507/Boy-10-arrested-attack-female-teachers-leaves-broken-leg-dislocated-kneecap.html#ixzz1ir1nl2Rp … and then went to the link. Under that was a comment: This is what happens when you pay…

More Please, Faster!

Half of those claiming unemployment benefits would prefer to lose their handouts than do a stint of unpaid work. Figures show that 20 per cent of those ordered to take part in four-week community projects stop claiming immediately… Then, what…

Just to reinforce the point …

As if it needed reinforcing: White House ‘Can’t Wait’ To Help Young People Get Summer Jobs President Obama will continue his campaign to bypass Congressional opposition to his jobs agenda Thursday by announcing a new partnership aimed at helping a…