Monthly Archives: December 2014

In church and LGBT

Am i lucky? Or privileged? Or simply middle-aged and therefore, as far as the church authorities are concerned, quite beyond posing provocation – or temptation – to the established moral order? I ask because i am saddened, at this time … Continue reading

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Jamming with the Butch Institute

I am trying, slowly, slowly to create some order to my bloggery. That means where I am focussed on specific single issues, like sexuality, or transport, or identity, there will, in future be a blog for each and I will … Continue reading

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Would you credit it! The politics of spoof…

It’s been a bad week for UKIP, as an outbreak of social media spoofery has left many people puzzled and confused as to who genuinely speaks for the Party. But while the noble art of satire may have a long … Continue reading

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Exmoor Bah T’at

I grew up, politically, in the Liberal Party of Jeremy Thorpe, still yearning, as many of us did in the 70’s, for the radicalism of Jo Grimmond. He was an “interesting” leader – Thorpe, that is. most persistent memories of … Continue reading

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UKIP identity crisis

After UKIP started to receive bad publicity from racist and homophobic comments posted from what looked like official UKIP accounts on Twitter, party deputy leader Suzanne Evans took to Facebook to condemn these as spoof, and to accuse those who … Continue reading

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Virtual UKIP

Political pundits were yesterday radically revising downward their estimates of UKIP support following the dramatic discovery that one quarter of all online activity was the work of lone fantasist, Reginald Petulant. Posting from his squalid islington bedsit, and sustained only … Continue reading

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