Erstwhile non-fiction author, ghost & freelance writer for others, finally submitting work that floats my own boat, does my own thing. I'll deal with it if you can.
About Your Government
The Government, your Government, has had its difficulties recently. There have been accusations of sleaze, spin, whitewash and, most recently, less than wholesome conduct with a dead rhinoceros, but these setbacks are really just issues of presentation, and the government remains adhered to its policy of muscular modernization.
Job Vacancy – Uncivil Servant
Uncivil Servant Excellent benefits including car, speedboat, microlight, gun. Are you... A weak-chinned Oxbridge paedophile with a penchant for mainlining lavatory cleaner and strangling prostitutes? Hungry for a fast-track career compromising third-world governments and blowing up bridges? Is your current job holding you back with poor pay and conditions, modest options for growth and not enough access to high explosives?
New Readers' Disgust Prize Draw
Dear You, We have written to you today, in fake biro, because you are one of the 320 million lucky, lucky people our database profiles as vulnerable enough to sign up for worthless crap just to enter a prize draw that appeals to the self-delusional optimism that’s ruined your life so far.
Britain's New UAP Investigation
Your Willingness to Believe The following examination assesses whether you are a skeptical, incisive and logical member of society or a flaky, idle skywatcher with psychological disorders stemming from poor hygiene and an unrealistically high expectation of meeting beings from another planet.
Are You a Gob or Are You a Git?
It's 2023 and democracy is an enfeebled old man in the toilet, simultaneously wiping its arse with the constitution and spaffing into a hankie about how great it is. But you can't decide whether you are engaged in the whole process or not? Find out with our easy quiz.
The Notch on a Chimney That Made it English
North of the Black Mountains, beyond Y Gelli Gandryll, the Anglo-Welsh border abandons the long, straight hogback watersheds of unpronounceable Welsh streams and the centre line of the wide Wye to become a much more local and complicated affair altogether.
The 5 Best Things About Pre-Millennial Sundays
It is Sunday, in the lazy pause between lunch and tea, and the rain is lashing down, diagonal stripes of doom blatter from an afternoon sky dimmed to a dreary sulk beyond the window pane. Douglas Adams called it the 'long dark tea time of the soul'.
- Top Story - October 2023