Brexit

Clueless

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Here we have a silly piece on Erasmus by a student. First of all she complains about how much slacker her British University was than the Danish one she went to. In Denmark, my classmates called out, engaged in debates and challenged the course content. They even challenged our professors for not including scholars from […]

Culture

Slatey McSlateface

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Where would the human race be without Slate? Here’s their latest advice column: Dear How to Do It,   I (a man) live in a large house along with six brothers, all adults and close to each other in age, two of whom I am having sex with. I am naturally much closer to them […]

Compo

Compo face

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A tale of horrendous suffering in the Mirror: A furious mum-of-two says her and her son were left shivering for 24 hours after being left with no heating or hot water.   Nicola Dickens, from Aplsey in Nottingham, is unimpressed with the amount of time it took an engineer to show up after her boiler […]

Brexit

Some news items of interest

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Catching up with some news items I’ve meaning to bring you. Accusation that five members of Joe Biden’s family have benefited through him: one particular politician — Joe Biden — emerges as the king of the sweetheart deal, with no less than five family members benefiting from his largesse, favorable access and powerful position for […]

Brexit

Quote of the Day

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From Gavin Longmuir in the comments: From a civil engineering perspective, as one of the profs at Grayvington U might say, restoration of a crumbling old tower is akin to walking on eggshells — preserve the exterior façade while rebuilding and strengthening the interior. A single mistake, the tower falls down, and the civil engineer […]

Charity

Report finds that Oxfam’s top 22 people are dumber than everyone everyone in Africa who has suffered brain damage

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Oxfam are even more stupid and mendacious than the last time they released this sort of report: Oxfam report finds 22 richest men in the world have more wealth than 325 million women in Africa It seems to have temporarily escaped Oxfam’s notice that the West is rich and Africa is poor. Which is surprising, because […]

Culture

Nutt job

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I hope anyone who’s going to the pub tonight takes sensible precautions, and brings a straw: According to Nutt, the optimal dose is 5gm a day, which is about a third of a glass of wine or half a pint of light beer.   Pubs do not serve 40ml measures of wine, he said, but […]

Commies

Gulag hunger

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Some people think I’m exaggerating or joking when I say that the left, even in the UK and the US, will put outspoken right-wingers in gulags given half a chance. But I’m not. At least, I sometimes am joking or exaggerating, but I do think that gulags are the end-point of hard leftism in the […]