From the daily archives:

Monday, November 17, 2014

#957: 1979, The Specials, Gangsters

November 17, 2014

Another great debut single from a great band. The Specials appeared in the very first week of this blog – and since then, have only appeared on one more occasion (though Terry Hall has featured in The Colourfield) – this though, is their amazing debut single. It’s a classic Ska track, wonderfully remastered with added […]

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Dismantling the public sector: The Conservative economic con-trick

November 17, 2014

George Osborne and David Cameron are the most pathetic (but less funny) double act since Waldorf and Statler. These two wealthy-beyond-belief, born-to-rule idiots think that the public sector is responsible for the UK budget deficit. So, they have frozen public sector pay and will ravage essential core community based services within the public sector, and […]

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Week 46: Hero – The European Space Agency and those involved in the Rosetta Probe

November 17, 2014

I went to see Interstellar over the weekend – fabulous film, but I didn’t understand great swathes of it – instead, Mrs North and myself, sort of sat in spellbound wonder at the awesome possibility of the universe, before deciding that the film was probably actually about being a crap parent and an even crapper […]

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