Author Archives: Dissenter

The brutality of stupidity

If you ever wanted to see a synthesis of the ideas expressed in the fiction of Kafka and Orwell, you need look no further than the Post Office and this government. Kafka’s protagonists, accused of non-existent crimes by a brutal … Continue reading

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The descent of man

As the year moves towards its close I can’t shake off the feeling that we are looking at the end of times. We know that climate change is hard upon us and we know the adjustments needed to our way … Continue reading

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Suspicions of subsidence in new Town House

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Lessons from Lynch

The RMT, trade union for train company staff, including drivers, has been in the news lately. Its leader Mick Lynch has gained a reputation for competence and skilful handling of the media, much like his predecessor but one, the late … Continue reading

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Stevie ‘Bobby’ Spiersy sings

Splish splash I was takin’ a bath When I shoulda been runnin’ the show, yeah A rub a dub, feet wet in the flood Hoping everything was all right Well I opened the door, the water poured out Eadweard wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Kingston Carol

To be sung to a Medieval management tune Bullshit, bullshite, thou little tiny mind Bye bye, bullshit, bullshite This Christmas tide you may well find Bye bye bullshit, bullshite. Spiersy the king, in his ageing Waffled he hath this day … Continue reading

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