Monthly Archives: October 2010
Once upon a time there was a Conservative Party, that had real Conservative MPs that had real Conservative Policies, then some where along the line an amiable middle of road bloke called Dave became leader and the Conservative Party became terminally ill.
Then last May, Dave who had declared himself to be the natural successor to an avaricious champagne socialist with a penchant for starting illegal wars, royally fucked up a General Election he should have won, and the Gargantuan cluster fuck that is Coalition Government sprang to life, killing the Conservative Party stone dead in child birth.
Little has really changed since Labour lost the General Election, we have what can best be described as a Vichy Government just waiting for Labour to win another General Election. Read the rest of this entry
It seemed like a good idea at the time, then most things do on warm summer evening after a few beers; lets hire a Dutch barge and go cruising in Holland.
Somewhere in the alcohol fueled enthuiasm Aardvark missed the word October, probably because very few things planned while drunk actually translate in to a real event.
Shock horror about a month ago all the information turned up along with a ferry booking for 6am on October 16th, the dawn of realisation finally hit home, death by hypothermia is a realistic possibility.
With most weather predictions indicating sleet and snow for Tuesday in The Netherlands, Aardvark will take comfort in knowing that for the tenth year in succession this is the warmest year on record.
Barring icebergs and a sudden rise in CO2 blogging will resume next weekend.
Amongst the really good news about the Bonfire of the Quangos, is even better news as two of Gordon Brown’s Stasi like departments the Renewables Advisory Board and the Renewable Fuels Agency have been abolished.
Caroline Lucas, Britain’s only eco
terrorist mentalist MP is deeply upset by this, which means it is a good thing for everyone who lives in the real world.
The death of the Renewables Advisory Board was accompanied by a leaked letter saying its abolition was because “Those bodies that are considered to no longer deliver functions that are a priority … will be wound up”
This letter has even been seen by the Guardian. OMG! Read the rest of this entry
The Quango (quasi-autonomous national government organisation) so beloved of Gordon Brown and Labour as yet another way to control and “nanny” our lives has had it’s day, 192 totally pointless Labour created Quangos are set for the scrap heap.
According to the Cabinet Office, 192 are to be scrapped entirely and 481 to be reformed. Read the rest of this entry
One year, I decided to buy my mother-in-law a cemetery plot as a Christmas gift…
The next year, I didn’t buy her a gift.
When she asked me why, I replied,
“Well, you still haven’t used the gift I bought you last year!”
And that’s how the fight started….. Read the rest of this entry