From the daily archives:

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Week 5: Villain – Denmark

February 4, 2016

This Week’s Villain of the Week award goes to Denmark for its new migrant laws Scandinavia’s reputation as the closest the planet has to the ideal society seems increasingly a distant memory. You know the image of a social democratic welfare state with great public services and a focus on equality. Only a few years […]

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Week 4: Prat – The Lancashire Constabulary

February 4, 2016

The belated Prat of the Week Award for a fortnight ago goes to the Lancashire police force This is a somewhat belated post. Indeed our Week 5 Prat Award has already been posted.  But for the sake of completeness, the missing Prat of the Week Award for Week 4 of 2016, goes to the boys […]

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#1065: 2013, Jason Isbell, Stockholm

February 4, 2016

Although I am still revelling in the sheer number of superb gigs I went to in 2015, we are now in a new year and increasingly my mind is turning to the exciting gigs in the diary to come. My first taste of live music this year came a couple of Fridays back with Alabaman […]

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Ray North’s Six Nations Preview

February 4, 2016

No sooner have those of us of a Celtic persuasion stopped laughing at the demise of England in their own World Cup, than the season’s Six Nations Extravaganza is upon us. And I say extravaganza with optimism as last year’s tournament was excellent and this year’s tournament unencumbered by either a British Lions Tour or […]

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