All for an arbitrary lack of money

Having listened to BBC Radio4’s ‘Front Row’ it demonstrates that the arts, whose members are supposedly progressive and original thinkers are, like so many others, completely brainwashed into the idea that they must find ‘other’ commercial sponsorship because government money is so limited. The theatre producer and owner, Nica Burns, has said she will endeavour… Read more

The trouble with the BBC

I encountered this rather good twitter feed on the gradual changes to the News offering from the BBC and their consequences from a certain Niall Fleming, who writes as though he has some inside knowledge. Whether he does or not, his conclusions, I feel are worthy of note. I offer the piece completely unedited as… Read more

Gove digging deep…

Even the normally supportive ‘Sunday Times’ seems a bit fed up with the antics of Michael Gove – an ex ‘Times’ journalist of course. (Click to enlarge): It seems to suggest that this government is no more coherent that under Johnson’s predecessor, though perhaps with Johnson’s own personal record on coherence it was stupid to… Read more