The Home Secretary once again raised the spectre of Muslim grooming gangs, and announced another crackdown. There are, in my view, problems with misogynistic attitudes in some parts of the Muslim community, but no more than you would find among socially conservative Hindus or Sikhs. Muslims do make up a disproportionate number of people… Read More Muslim Grooming Gangs | Legalising Child Abuse
This isn’t a standard blog, it is an important historical document, that is gradually fading away, and which I thought was worth preserving as it vanishes from the internet. This is the official Vote Leave campaign’s plan for leaving the EU. Lots of people voted for different versions of Brexit, but this is as close… Read More Brexit means Brexit | What we were promised
Normally when I write about Trump I include some of the weird Trump fan art that has proliferated on line. Instead this time these are excerpts from pro-Trump/MAGA/QAnon online that I gathered after the death of Queen Elizabeth II last year. They were so unpleasant that I waited 9 months before sharing them
An unusual mid week blog, with a recipe for vegan gluten free chorizo. Firstly ferment beetroot and walnut for up to 5 days. This is a simple anaerobic fermentation with brine and pickle weights Rinse the beetroot and walnut mix well, to get rid of any excess salt from the fermentation. This will need to… Read More Vegan Chorizo | Recipe
12 Questions. The Monarchy past and present
Some time in the next 18 months there will be another General Election, probably between May and October 2024. Lots of people I speak to have an expectation of a change of Government, and already people are telling me that they will be staying up for the results hoping to see Raab, or Johnson lose… Read More Starmer Chameleon | Are we a year away from a Labour Landslide?
A British production company have announced they are filming a new adaptation of the Three Muskateers, with a black actor cast as D’Artagnon. The betting on the next James Bond also includes a number of black actors. Once upon a time a black James Bond, would have been unthinkable, but the new Dr Who is… Read More White Dartagnan, Black James Bond | Angertainment to get angry about
Before attempting the quiz listen to this piece of music (but maybe not for too long)