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Have a happy digi-totalitarian 2015

January 14, 2015

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This blog post started off as a hastily scrawled list of New Year’s resolutions. I had two: To hit blog deadlines [FAILED – New Year’s resolutions posted 14 January] and don’t eat kebabs [still active]. It evolved over a series of entries into a broad disapproval of society’s digital addiction. Happy New Year, its 2015, a new […]

5 unconventional ways to reduce the UK budget deficit

October 23, 2013

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We’re in debt. We. The UK. I shop in Lidl and Farmfoods. This just won’t do! Excluding temporary loans to banks the UK is currently sitting on a budget deficit of £13.2bn and borrowing is expected to sit around £80bn (5.1% of GDP) – excluding the sale of the Royal Mail. I figured I should […]

Daily Mail pay over £125K to Sally Morgan as an apology for calling her a ‘charlatan’…

June 20, 2013

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The Daily Mail today had to pay Sally Morgan £125k damages plus legal costs to avoid a lengthy libel battle because of a 2011 story alleging that she used a hidden earpiece to receive instructions from a backstage team. Some people are fail to understand the verdict, understandably. If the Mail said that Sally Morgan […]