Category Archives: Social Media

Playing the victim

It has been a day since the Islamic atrocity in Paris. Twenty four hours after twelve unarmed people were murdered in cold blood by jihadists. Ten of them had committed the “crime” of offending Islam while the other two were … Continue reading

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Myleene. A Klass act.

A few days ago Myleene Klass appeared on a TV show with Ed Miliband and ripped into him over a proposed new tax dubbed the Mansion Tax. This tax is a central idea in Labour’s plan to get back into … Continue reading

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Disinformation and Ards

History is written by the victors. Undoubtedly true but there is a lot of rot written during the skirmishes as two examples will illustrate. The results of the Euro Elections show that there are a large number of people disaffected … Continue reading

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Infantilisation: the new norm.

Dear Reader, You’re an adult, you work hard, pay your taxes, follow the rules but it is not enough. In every country in the Western World (and others) you are bombarded by concerned politicians, health workers and Quangos galore telling … Continue reading

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Something must be done!

Over Christmas the UK has had some severe storms which, as is usual, have caused some damage to buildings and infrastructure. Sometimes it is fairly trivial; my water supply was off for six hours. Sometimes it is more serious; power … Continue reading

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Google Nexus 7: part 2

I’ve had the Nexus 7 for a few weeks now. During that time I’ve found a good Flash Player, a file manager and an excellent piece of office software (all free) but I’ve still to find a file converter for … Continue reading

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Google Nexus 7: First thoughts

I purchased a Nexus 7 the other day. I’d wanted a tablet for my business for some time but I waited to see what the Apple iPad mini was like before buying. My reasons for getting a tablet were as … Continue reading

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In defence of the BBC

The BBC is under fire once again. Newsnight, a current affairs programme, have dropped a clanger over a child abuse scandal by using an unreliable witness to falsely identify Lord McAlpine as a perpetrator. Clearly an error and a failing; … Continue reading

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Of Trolls and cyberbullies

I had my first Twitter troll yesterday. Foul-mouthed, abusive, rude, potentially libellous and so forth ad infinitum. I’ve always believed in free speech. I also think if you are active in a public forum that it’s a given for people … Continue reading

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Using a Rubberband To Squash Negative Thought Patterns

I came upon this blog after following a comment left on my blog. I think it is absolutely great advice to conquer negative feelings and emotions. Don’t be put off  by it being used by poker players – it can … Continue reading

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