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.

Bug Or Feature?

  Last month, the home secretary, Sajid Javid, said that EU nationals would be asked to answer “three simple questions” in an online form to continue living in the UK once it has left the EU. Applicants will be asked…

Wait, Why The Hell Not?

Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey has refuted accusations her department routinely scans social media pages to deny benefit claims. Errr, why? And why did she need to refute them? Labour MP Anna Turley made the claim in the Commons…

This Is Why Immigrants Flock To Us…

At least five people who never lived in Grenfell Tower are still being looked after at the taxpayer’s expense more than one year on from the tragedy. Yes, that’s not a misprint. They never lived there. They were just visiting.…

Subverting Democracy…

City Councillor Karen Barford, 47, Labour member for Queen’s Park ward in Brighton, has announced she will not seek re-election in 2019. She said offensive and threatening messages, phone calls and behaviour by members of the public had contributed to…

Historical Accuracy

Toy model manufacturer Revell agreed to discontinue its model of the Haunebu II Flying Saucer, described as “the first object in the world capable of flying in space.” According to the product description, the Nazi aircraft never made it past…

Nothing To Hide, Nothing To Fear..

Teaching assistants at Shooters Hill Sixth Form College have voted to go on strike “for up to a week” to protest disciplinary observation at the school. What on earth is ‘disciplinary observation’…? The school brought in a new training programme…

Employee Of The Year!

And if that’s not a real award, it should be. And it should go to Steam employee Erik Johnson: ‘The harsh reality of this space, that lies at the root of our dilemma, is that there is absolutely no way…

The NHS, Folks….

It is understood he worked at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust and Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. Both trusts said they were fully aware of Mr Nair’s background and that he adhered to the conditions of his employment.…