Victims of the “the overwhelming might of the state”

This is a quote from Rishi Sunak, who is profiled in ‘Tatler’, which although I feel sure absolutely all our readers subscribe to, I will offer the link nonetheless. When your Chancellor is in ‘Tatler’ you have to realise that he has arrived – even if none of the rest of us has. (The article… Read more

The French will have to build a wall …

If Brexit in fact is actually happening – and so far it seems it is – then unsurprisingly, its spirit is gradually dying of its own contradictions. Immigration is just one area when taking back control means actually relying on the co-operation of the er, French. True we already rely on French co-operation, but that… Read more

Fatstock for slaughter

I have already drawn attention to the diabetes and metabolism problems that appear to leave some people more than usually susceptible to COVID-19. Even more persuasive evidence has arrived in the ‘European Scientist’: Public Health England have said now is the best time to quit smoking, citing research from China concluding that smokers were 14… Read more

Are there are more Cultural Catholics or Protestants in Northern Ireland?

Introduction On my recent blog on the Lord Ashcroft poll I made a statement that there were now almost certainly more Cultural Catholics than Protestants in Northern Ireland. There have been a number of queries, on Twitter, questioning whether this is true. This blog is not a proper statistical study,  a full analysis would use… Read more