An article in defence of the effects of the evolution of the English Conservative Party’s core principles in the decade after forming the 2010 coalition government. I hope you found something useful in it.
Imagine Fantasy Island without Ricardo Montalbán and Hervé Villechaize. And the directors, writers, cast, crew… No more: “Our guests are arriving on time, to the second.” Or: “Smiles everyone!” But more of: “I think this is someone else’s fantasy.” And: Continue reading Fantasy Island
My NFL bets failed. No shame in that. Given the abilities of the teams surrounding the 3 QBs I’d have expected 10TDs for the weekend, but no, it simply wasn’t to be. The summary: Garoppolo (1 passing TD on Saturday), Continue reading ratbirds followup
It gives me no pleasure as a Cleveland Browns fan to break the news that the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens were eliminated from the playoffs in the early hours of this morning (UK time.) /s = a tag used to indicate Continue reading ratbirds
Trying to automatically post from this blog’s RSS feed to Reddit using the IFTTT service. It’s not going well.
I’ve been reading ‘A Christmas Carol’, a few pages at a time not because it’s difficult (it’s not) and not because I don’t have the time (I do.) It’s because on an entirely trivial level I’m comparing it with each Continue reading What the Dickens
It’s Twelfth Night – time those Christmas decorations were put away until next time. If you don’t it’s considered unlucky, but to ward it off they’ve got to stay up until Candlemas Day February 2nd. Or Easter. Or until next Continue reading Twelfth Night
I’m not making resolutions. Recycling 2017’s: Picking at my thumbnails at the traffic lights on the way to work: Done. Consistently done. Not even biting them (other than impromptu trims.) Reducing sugars in my tea & coffee: Done, also consistently Continue reading Same as it ever was
I’m a Browns fan. What will I doing over our offseason (the NFL’s centenary year playoffs)? Wondering where my 8-7-1 season prediction went. (We finished 6-10 and our Head Coach was just fired after losing the final game to a Continue reading Offseason
I don’t understand the hate directed at Greta Thunberg and the relentless campaign against her and the inevitability of the depletion of the finite resources our planet holds. Honestly I don’t. Neglect climate change and her concerns remain valid. It Continue reading Thunberg