Is it me or is there a disconnect between Ed Balls, the stalwart defender of playgrounds and opponent of compo culture, who two months ago was saying this: “If you don’t want to do something a bit risky, too often people say ‘we can’t do that because of health and safety’. “It is the risk… Continue reading Has Labour got two Balls?
The government’s plan to make it even more difficult to market and sell cigarettes doesn’t go anything like far enough. Personally I think they need to do something serious, such as ban the word “cigarette” which sounds far too innocuous, even friendly. Surely “paper based tobacco smoke inhalation system” would be a better term? We… Continue reading Government plan for cig crackdown is too weak
The new Standpoint magazine has made a great play of its plan to “defend and celebrate Western civilisation”, but how can a magazine do that? I suppose you could roll it up and bop anyone with brown skin on the nose but surely the Telegraph has served that purpose for decades and has the added… Continue reading Taking a stand