EU Election 2014

Not to be confused with any of the other years… AHEM! So, most know me as being a political person to start with, but this was probably the first election where I cared more about who was voted for over how many people I know actually voted. A fact that most could observe on Twitter […]

The UKBA/Home Office Immigration Catch-22

If this plot was any thicker, you’d turn it out onto a platter and call it jello. And before anyone asks: I still haven’t heard anything about MM & Others Versus Home Office (AKA: C4/2013/2086). People say that knowledge equals power – but I know of an occasion when even knowledge is impotent. It happens […]

What do we know about C4/2013/2086: MM -v- Secretary of State?

Yeah, that question. Everyone has been asking it. They’ve been asking Britcits and Freemovement and just about every other source that they can think of who might actually know WTAF (What The Actual F*** – newish acronym making the scene, because we’re that cool nerdy) is going on. To be frankly honest: No, seriously, I […]

The Nasty Side of Politics

There is very little I detest more in politics than elected officials who “abstain,” don’t vote at all, or just plain do not show up. It happens, I suspect, in every country that allows it – the US and UK are not unique in this respect – but that does nothing to reduce my indignation […]

First They Came (21st Century Rehash)

First They Came for the 21st Century Rehash:   First they came for the Day Care Centres, But I didn’t have children, so I didn’t stand up. Then they came for the Libraries, But I read online, so I didn’t stand up. Then they came for Meals on Wheels and Home Care, But I wasn’t […]