Why we still need to go walking

Having just recently plugged a rather nice afternoon stroll, today brings reminders as to why such strolling is still needed as a minimum. The new bosses really are the same as the old bosses (but then they probably always were going to be, especially if you subscribe to the view that they’re just following orders from Brussels/hidden powers). The pub element of the walk could certainly become trickier Via Big Brother watch a review of how the coalition and civil liberties, which doesn’t make happy reading. Nor in some ways does the dropping of charges against the love police as, … Continue reading

Still giving away power to the EU

Do you remember that nice Mr Cameron seeming to promise not to give away more power to the EU without asking us first? Except of course it was only to block “new treaties” anything done under existing treaties is just fine. That this has had no effect on the tide of legislation coming from the EU and in fact wasn’t intended to have any effect was shown clearly when our new ConDem overlords adopted the EU arrest warrant. The EU is also setting up it’s own diplomatic service and can now supervise our national budget – and their latest acquisition … Continue reading

Of eggs and leisure craft

Just working back through a load of left open and forgotten browser windows and came across Iain Dales, second misguided piece about the EU banning a dozen eggs* And was reminded of the following rant/observation made by a friend of mine: “There seems to be an obsession with misreporting EU legislation and yet, the actual real-bad legislation never gets very much reported, if I was into conspiracy theory I’d say that it was deliberate so bad-shit could just be hidden in the lies and crap but that’s unfounded because the British government have actually been quite good about some of … Continue reading