Tag: feel-good

Brave New (Tech) World…

Martha Lane Fox has a dream… Perhaps, as I have worked in the internet sector my whole life, I view things through biased eyes. But it seems to me that our digital economy must be at the centre of all…

It’s Not ‘Your Share’…

Dial, based in Southernhay, Basildon, is the latest south Essex charity to go after Basildon Council withdrew crucial funding. Jan Stevens, the charity’s boss, said: “We are very, very upset. We are due to shut at the end of April.…

Maybe The RSPCA Should Handle Baby Adoptions..?

A cat breeder suffers ill health, neglects her animals, the RSPCA swoop: Many of the cats had illnesses including flu and eye infections, with seven of them so sick they had to be put down by a vet. The RSPCA…

Something Fishy Here…

So, yesterday the progressive press was banging the drum for Open Borders, with the ‘Indy’ and the ‘Guardian’ focusing on the ‘plight’ of the Calais camp. But the ‘Guardian’ slipped up: How you can help Money, donations and volunteers are…

Insufficiently Progressive…

From vitello tonnato – veal with tuna sauce – to beef braised in the Piedmont region’s most famous red wine, brasato al Barolo, meat dishes have been central to the food tradition of northern Italy for centuries. But Chiara Appendino,…

‘How Dare Someone Have A Different Opinion!’

The author of an autobiographical account about becoming quadriplegic, which is featured in the romance Me Before You, starring Emilia Clarke, has joined the chorus of disabled activists criticising the film. Francesco Clark’s book, Walking Papers, describes his life after…

Maybe She Should’ve Gone To Fuckoffee..?

“We could not believe that, in this day and age, such ignorance and discrimination exists,” said Dorothy. “His attitude was not only discriminatory but totally offensive and obscene. “It was painfully obvious that the male member of staff who was…

*Shrugs* You Get What You Vote For…

The county’s police and crime commissioner, Katy Bourne, wants to increase the police’s share of council tax by 3.4 per cent. That would amount to £5 per year for Band D households, and would mean Mrs Bourne had raised the…