Tag: Offence seeking

More Women as Magistrates!

Hurrah..? A majority of magistrates are women but the sustained increase in their numbers may be concealing a reduction of social diversity on the bench, the national chair of the Magistrates Association has suggested. The latest statistics show that 54%…

The Horror, The Horror…

Things that upset ‘Guardian’ writers, no: 14735274: Pressing a Dash Button specific to your preferred pet food, washing powder or bottled water automatically composes an order request to Amazon for that one product. I don’t for a second want to…

Haven’t We Heard This Before?

A doctor says she is considering leaving the UK after the Brexit vote. So..? A lot of slebs vowed to leave the US when Trump became President. I bet they didn’t. “Since the result of the EU referendum I feel…

What You Think You’re Paying For….

…vs what they’ll spend your donation on. Giving money to children’s charity ‘Childline’? Awwww, go on, you know you want to! Those heartrending adverts about abused and neglected kiddiewinks, starved and brutalised by their caregivers, frightened by clowns and…. Wait.…

Making It All About Yourself…

Dear Oxford 14-year-old, I’ll call you Sarah. I don’t know who you are, but if Jeremy Vine can write to a 15-year-old from Romford attacked by a group of teenagers to offer his support then you deserve no less. And…

‘Offensive And Upsetting’ To Whom..?

Gosh! At it again, civil servants? And what did they edit this time? *boggle* And despite it being swiftly restored, they seem intent on doing it again and again… Someone should be asking questions, about this misuse of government equipment…

Qwabe The Qwybaby…

The Oxford law student who accused his own university of normalising and propping-up the “existence of systemic racism” has said he is growing tired of the ‘why go to Oxford?’ question being asked by the public. Awwww, diddums! Did you…

No Saucy Front Covers Please, We’re British!

When Jilly Cooper’s seminal “bonkbuster” novel Riders was re-released earlier this year with a “sanitised” cover, it was decried as a symbol of political correctness gone too far. Now, however, the best-selling author has disclosed that she ordered it to…

Spectacularly Inappropriate Timing, PlodFed!

Victims of crime are suffering a poorer service because of police budget cuts, a survey of detectives indicates. Not only do the results published on Monday highlight the continuing pressure officers are under, they show that detectives believe victims and…

Have They Thought This Through?

Being Greens, the answer is almost certainly ‘Not really’… Coun Duncan, pictured right, has been stripped of his two deputy chairman roles in licensing committees and is set to be formally censured at the next full council meeting on Thursday,…