TASER TASER TA.. Oooops.. Sorry love.

Unbelievable. Actually, no. It’s quite believable. Police have apologised after accidentally shooting a 14-year-old girl with a Taser. Officers investigating complaints of anti-social behaviour fired the Taser after attempting to arrest a man who had become aggressive towards them. But the Taser missed the intended target and hit schoolgirl Jodie Gallagher, who was standing nearby, … Continue reading TASER TASER TA.. Oooops.. Sorry love.

The Times Paywall

There has been much debate and comment, mostly negative, about the ‘paywall’ that News International have erected around The Times and The Sunday Times. You’ll note that The Sun and The News of the World haven’t gone the same way. I suspect this is because the people who actually buy these papers are not the … Continue reading The Times Paywall

Nonsense, vacuity, ephemera, distractions, windmills and straw men

Sterling took another beating today on the back of collapsing exports. Ratings agency Fitch described UK PLC’s credit profile as ‘deteriorated’. Business and the markets have given their judgement on the consequences of a hung parliament – or worse a Labour victory. As it is, there has been zero growth in GDP over the last … Continue reading Nonsense, vacuity, ephemera, distractions, windmills and straw men