From the daily archives:

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Are Crime Rates really falling? And if so, should we thank the Coalition?

August 1, 2013

In the last few days Twitter has been inundated by Lib-Dem MPs boldly claiming that ‘since they have been in Government, crime has fallen.’ Hmm, in the history of tenuous political claims – this is a whopper. So, let’s consider it more closely: First, has crime really fallen? And if so, how? And second, if […]

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The Album Collection #14: 1987, The Wedding Present, George Best

August 1, 2013

May 2013 Me and George are a bit pissed. He’s showing me his new record player. And yes, I mean record player – diamond stylus, vinyl, turn-table, speakers that go up to 11 – the works. I have to say, I’m impressed. ‘What shall we play?’ I ask like an excited toddler in a playbarn. […]

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