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.

This Isn’t The Dichotomy You Think It Is…

Phil McDuff evidently hasn’t realised the reason – we’ve come to learn that all immigrants don’t ‘enrich our culture’. Some actually degrade it. …the report also details a significant rise in anti-Muslim sentiment. 42% of people said that the recent terrorist…

Platitudes & Handwringing

That’s all they ever offer: London in the 1970s and 1980s came to accept IRA bombs as almost part of living in the capital. It would help if grotesque publicity were not given to these acts of terror. It distorts…

Too Late, Love….

…they already did: Says who…? Julie Siddiqi is a Muslim community activist with 20 years’ experience. Ah. Right. No agenda here, then. I don’t fully agree with Sarah Champion MP that political correctness gets in the way of dealing with…

More Women as Magistrates!

Hurrah..? A majority of magistrates are women but the sustained increase in their numbers may be concealing a reduction of social diversity on the bench, the national chair of the Magistrates Association has suggested. The latest statistics show that 54%…

Because They Don’t ‘Love Animals’…

…they hate people: Billed as the ‘Animal Magic of the 21’st Century’, the 15-part series is due to air on Monday and features real creatures with computer-generated mouths to give a realistic impression that they are actually talking. Beginning in…

Not Five Loaves And Two Fishes..?

Reverend Chris Lewis, chair of the East Side food bank at Mount Zion Baptist Church, in Swansea, told The Independent that the number of families referred to the food bank last Friday was twice as high as average. “We got…