Partygate booze – and the ‘taxpayer’…

According to Sky ‘No taxpayers’ money [was] used to buy partygate booze‘ – so the implication that ‘we’ didn’t pay for it (see previous post!) makes it somehow alright.. But apart from that, if the booze was personally paid for, how come the parties were still considered ‘at work’? If I was actually paying –… Read more

Borderline psychotic…

The FT reports that ‘Nightingale’ hospitals are to return (in fact they’ve not entirely left – both Manchester and Exeter are still using them – but ironically not for Covid purposes. I suspect their managements have taken the money and run…) Still, let us be grateful that, after Javid said there was a worldwide shortage… Read more

The Johnson show is our bread and his circus

Having just returned from an appointment to receive a third vaccination jab at a local vaccination ‘centre’ – aka a large shed on an industrial estate, the place was absolutely heaving, with queues everywhere. When I enquired if this was normally the case the answer was no – this was the result of Johnson’s recorded… Read more