On perhaps the worst weekend for athletics in the sport’s long history there seemed no end to the ways being found to insult the people who actually do the running, jumping and throwing. All the poisons to have entered the sport’s systems in recent times were pooling in the echoing emptiness of the air-conditioned Khalifa stadium.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2019/sep/30/doha-empty-seats-iaaf-sellout-world-athletics-championships

John Pienaar on fire

Sep 5, 2019

News at 10, Thurs 5 Sept. Politics that matters.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-48721211

Another “inverted pyramid of piffle”, Mr Johnson?

Go Eddie Mair

Jun 21, 2019

What an utterly shabby piece of work is Boris Johnson. A proven liar. Ladies and Gentlemen I give you Britain’s own bargain bucket Donald Trump, Bozo Bojo

OOr-duuuuuur. Or-duh!

Apr 11, 2019

Whelks

Mar 27, 2019

Bill Cash compared MPs who didn’t play according to his preferences as “Whelks in charge of the whelk stall”. Another haughty, charmless Tory.

Life is full of tricky, unclear compromises where we hope to make the least bad decision. Welcome to the real world Mr. Cash.