Tag: Circle jerks

Make Up Your Minds, Will You?

Public: ‘Make the authorities take all the responsibility – for the children!!’ At times, the review concluded, Daniel appeared to have been “invisible” against the backdrop of his mother’s controlling behaviour. Professionals failed to act on “what they saw in…

Maybe, This Time, Intended Consequences?

New planning rules introduced on Friday May 31 would allow bookies to move into empty shops without needing permission to change the use of premises. Ministers hope this will prevent high streets turning into ghost towns but critics argued the…

“Down these mean streets …”

“…a lollipop lady must go who is not herself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid.” Parents are calling for the return of a popular lollipop lady who quit following threats from abusive pupils.Waving their own signs saying “Come Back Jenny” and…

Good News For Winston Smith?

The government is to review the effectiveness of children’s homes in England amid growing criticism of the number of vulnerable children who are allowed to go missing or run away. Whitehall sources said ministers were preparing to rethink the role…

Storm In A Teacup?

The word was used during a lunchtime news bulletin on February 26 about Prime Minister David Cameron hosting a summit on tackling racism in sport. Twenty viewers complained to ITV and four to broadcasting watchdog Ofcom after the gaffe on…

So much for Earth Hour

Usually around this time of year I’ll write something about what a pointless, time wasting, meaningless circle jerk Dirt Hour is, and how, while I won’t be turning on every light and then going out to drive round the neighbourhood…