Author: JuliaM

Angry about the state of my country, I started commenting in about 2004, and finally blogging for myself in 2008, and so, here we are! I blog as 'JuliaM' though at CiF and other sites, my handle is 'thylacosmilus'. Don't worry, I only bite fools and leftwingers.

If At First You Don’t Succeed…

…well, then it’s just time to give up! Mihal Dobrev, 37, of East Hanningfield Road, Rettendon, was charged with murdering Denis Petkov just before midnight on Saturday, March 11. He had denied the charge at a previous court hearing. However,…

The Burning Tower Of Babel…

We should not assume that everyone would like to speak English in an emergency. London W11 is where all parts of the globe meet to form a very unique and special part of the capital. Is Lily Allen concerning herself…

It Might Sound Harsh, But This Is A Good Thing

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) said that despite an above-inflation increase in the “national living wage”, low-income families were falling further behind a minimum income standard. The thinktank said less generous in-work benefits had made life tougher for all low-income…

They Can Barely Contain Their Glee…

The heroic “lion of London Bridge” has been caught on camera launching a racist tirade at a group of protesters. Yippee! Racism! He’s clearly a bad ‘un! We knew it when she shouted abuse at those poor misunderstood terrorists! …newly…

Caveat Emptor, Labour Voters!

Labour’s shadow home secretary would like to inform everyone how she would treat the country’s laws should we ever have the misfortune to see her in that position: We will probably never know if any of the Grenfell survivors simply…

Sure They Can, Frances!

Just not in bloody Kensington! More than 1 million households living in private rented accommodation are at risk of becoming homeless by 2020 because of rising rents, benefit freezes and a lack of social housing, new research from Shelter has…

He’s Got My Confidence, And Isn’t That All That Should Matter?

The ‘Guardian’ is quick to get its objection in before he’s even sat down: Among his more controversial cases was a decision allowing Westminster council to rehouse a tenant 50 miles away in Milton Keynes. It was later overturned by…

The Thick Blue Line….

At least two Sussex Police officers dealt with the deaths of both Caroline Devlin on 2006 and Susan Nicholson in 2011 but he was not suspected of killing the women for another five years, Lewes Crown Court heard. Wait, no-one…