Jack Straw: not a cretin

I feel a bit bad about calling Jack Straw a cretin in my pledge yesterday.  What he said about theyworkforyou was certainly stupid, but now I’m anxious that people are going to write him abusive messages, which wasn’t my intent at all. So if you do sign the pledge and write him a letter please… Continue reading Jack Straw: not a cretin

A curmudgeon writes

8 years ago, when I was elected sabbatical Communications Officer of LDYS, one of my first acts was to scrap the “agony aunt” column. Now I see it is back again. The good news is that, being written by Lord Bonkers, it is less likely to descend into a series of in-jokes that only certain… Continue reading A curmudgeon writes