Monthly Archives: May 2015

Ruffling a few feathers

On Tuesday a protest took place outside the council house concerning the Mayoral meal- a civic “tradition” apparently whereby the “great and the good” of the rotten borough council have a three course meal paid for from the new incoming … Continue reading

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No Moor, More, Moore “Mr nice guy”

There are characters committed to fiction so treacherous, so deceitful that they have become synonymous with the concept of lying. The one I remember best to illustrate is the Shakespearean villain Iago, who occurs in Othello. Whereas his boss Othello … Continue reading

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Scrutinising the scrutineers

…..Or a juxtaposition of “Britishness”. At the recent Neighbourhoods and Health Scrutiny board, “Sandwell’s finest” decided to take “no action” on our petition, a two fingered gesture to those who had campaigned hard to protect the geese and¬†expose the officer … Continue reading

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