Where is the choice in modern politics?

I now live in an English constituency where the elected member of parliament has resigned and joined an independent group which isn’t even a political party as yet, but a dubious private company with hidden funding sources. That member of parliament will not resign despite now being of an, as yet, unspecified new political hue….

From the vantage point of a collapsing fence

First off ; I am literally sick of sliding into yet another cold. I vow to never leave my cave and be in the company of other germ hosts ever again. That aside, I sit upon my crumbling fence re Brexit. I try to see both sides. The negative is a right old kerfuffle of…


A "prominent British scientist" will be the face on the new £50 note. pic.twitter.com/HJP6Jxcs0H — Oonagh (@Okeating) November 2, 2018 Feature image by Howard Lake under this creative commons license

Beyond The Thunderdome

“Nice passport. Are you here for business, pleasure or to cram as many tinned goods, medicine and substances of human origin into your suitcase as physically possible before returning to the fucking Thunderdome?”“Yes that’s the one”“Lovely shade of blue” pic.twitter.com/dto2C4drvW — James Felton (@JimMFelton) July 25, 2018

Only in Britain…

It’s raining in Bristol. People are cheering — Sophie Sayer (@Sophiesayer) July 20, 2018

Smalls Support

Colyton airs laundry in support of washing line mum https://t.co/nyjZVmacID — BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) June 12, 2018 Gotta love a little kickback against a smidgen of social snobbery

Geminid Skies and British Cloud

Hoping to catch the #Geminidmeteorshower tonight? With the chance of clear skies at times tonight (best in east), you might be treated by up to 120 shooting stars 🌠 an hour. Jo pic.twitter.com/a3aw1dndWU — BBC Weather (@bbcweather) December 13, 2017 Clears skies? Believe it when I see it matey. Most astronomical events are hidden by…