Another village idiot in the woodwork.

I could, and probably will, write a lengthy and considered piece about the absurdity of Press Complaints Commission director Tim Toulmin’s suggestion that blogs should be covered by a voluntary code of practice – not such a thing would apply to MoT as but for out own berserker […]

Slavery is a state of mind.

I thought I’d start this article with another ‘treasure’ from my storehouse of personal anecdotes dating back to my days as a youth worker. One of the semi-regular chores during my time as a youth worker was the mandatory attendance at a bi-annual get-together of youth workers from […]

Confused of Birmingham writes…

Salma Yaqoob, in yet another unimaginative reply to the launch of the New Generation Network, seems to be just a liitle confused: The New Generation Network manifesto argues that, “We need to foster a climate in which people can have private differences which include religion, language and culture, […]

The perfect Christmas present

Advertising is not usually my forte but there are times that it is only right to make an exception… …oh, bugger it. Let’s cut the bullshit and cut straight to the chase. This year’s anthology of the (subjective) best of British blogging, The Blog Digest 2007, goes on […]

Intelligent Design is NOT science – and here’s the proof…

If ever the name of an organisation was a misnomer then its that of the latest peddlers of the unscientific snake oil of creationism, ‘Truth in Science‘, which, according to the Guardian, is currently claiming that its ‘resource materials’ are in use in 59 secondary schools in Britain […]