Monthly Archives: December 2010

2010 Dick of the Year: Wayne Rooney

The very last post of 2010 *sobs* I wrote this for Bright Green Scotland; it’s my nomination for 2010’s Dick of the Year. Enjoy! I’m not nominating Wayne Rooney because of his woeful World Cup performances. As Bill Bailey has … Continue reading

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Paperback Rioter’s Review of 2010

This is the seemingly obligatory end-of-year roundup. Like this blog, this review does not intend to be comprehensive or systematic, and instead hopes to be personal and idiosyncratic. With that in mind, let’s roll: Worst moment of 2010: After delivering … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas Everyone!

There’ll be an intermission on here for a bit, because I think we all need a break from politics for a few days. (I certainly do!) Have a fantastic Christmas, and eat, drink and be merry. Cory. (This marvellous picture … Continue reading

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A little bit of made-up swearing

Having been absent from this blog for some time, I had intended to take the opportunity provided by the Christmas holiday to knock out several posts. However, my parents have decided that the present weather is not completely incompatible with … Continue reading

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Loose Cannons

A note of warning: one of the pictures on this article isn’t nice. If you’re a bit squeamish, then be prepared to scroll past it rather quickly. At the moment it’s hard to know for certain whether “Britain’s most liberal … Continue reading

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First thoughts on Cablegate (type 2)

What on earth did Vince Cable think he was doing? Is that how he talks to all his constituents? As far as he knew, they were two mothers asking questions about child benefit. Perhaps all Cable’s constituency meetings take a decidedly … Continue reading

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Fantastic Headlines 17, 18 and 19

Three more delectable headlines for you, some courtesy of two amazing and talented friends of the blog. The first, from Redhead Fashionista, is from a piece of painstaking investigative journalism from the Daily Mail: Meet the only woman on earth … Continue reading

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