Category = ‘current-affairs’

Apr 2010

Gordon Brown. Tough Guy.

I wish these posters weren’t hoaxes.. it would certainly make the election more interesting. I never thought I’d enjoy something done by The Grauniad ..!

Feb 2010

Nick Griffin and Haiti

I was rather appalled to find some comments by Nick Griffin about Haiti on the BBC website . They’re from a couple of weeks ago, and apparently he published them on his Twitter site. Mr Griffin’s orig..

May 2008

Secret ballot?

I voted in the local elections on Thursday. Imagine my shock when I realised that the so-called ‘secret’ ballot is the exact opposite. While my ballot paper doesn’t have my name written on, it may as ..

Mar 2008

Danny Cipriani

I have just discovered that Danny Cipriani has been dropped from the England rugby team for the match against Scotland tomorrow. The reason appears to be that he was seen leaving a nightclub last nigh..
Category Current Affairs
Tags rugby sport

Feb 2008

Sharia Law

For the last two days I have been rather astonished that the main headline on the BBC News website has been about Rowan Williams’ comments on Sharia law. The headlines come from a lecture he gave, and..

Dec 2007

Atheist carol-singing

I was preparing to blog on an article I read in The Times the other day, and this morning discovered a friend had done just that! His blog post is (edit: the blog has now been closed down), the origin..

Dec 2007

The Perfect Christmas

This evening we watched Heston Blumenthal’s Perfect Christmas on BBC2. Normally I love watching Heston - the ‘culinary alchemist’ - with his very male cooking; it’s all gadgets, industrial equipment, ..

Dec 2007

Here we go again..

Millions of drivers’ data ‘lost’ The government has done it again - this time it’s ‘the details of 3 million candidates for the driving theory test.’ There is currently a report being researched - ‘A ..

Nov 2007

Blair the Nutter?

The Bishop of Rochester, Michael Nazir-Ali, said: I am sorry that Tony Blair feels he could not talk about his faith in case people thought he was a nutter. A Christian vision underlies all that is im..

Nov 2007

Data Loss

Ministers under fire over records On Tuesday the chancellor told MPs how the entire child benefit database was sent by a junior official from HMRC in Washington, Tyne and Wear, to the audit office in ..