Archive for month: January, 2014

Teach your children

27 January, 2014 (17:09) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

Perhaps life was a little more straightforward when those dear old hippies Crosby Stills and Nash urged us to teach our children well. Now? Tough, bringing up kids, isn’t it? You spend all those years teaching them to be polite, to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’, to be kind to others, to help out when […]

Voices in heads

20 January, 2014 (15:01) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

Of course he was barking mad: it’s obviously ridiculous to suggest, as a UKIP councillor did, that the appalling weather we’ve been suffering has been caused by God’s anger at the idea of marriage between couples who happen to be gay. The very idea. Clearly, the appalling weather we’ve been suffering has been caused by […]

Out of reach

14 January, 2014 (19:47) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

The lightning strike warmed up with a sinister sizzle, the hissing sound of Beelzebub frying bacon on the flaming be-spiked buttocks of a tortured sinner. Then it hit. As the echoes of that bomb from the skies died away, I am truly ashamed to tell you that my first thought was not for the family, […]

Out-thought by Baldrick

6 January, 2014 (22:29) | All articles | By: Stuart Fraser

Steel yourselves, my darlings, for the grisly spectre of Margaret Thatcher will be summoned shortly, and you know what that does to me. But for the moment, and talking of incompetent intellectual pygmies with a cold selfish eye for the main chance, an unhealthy obsession with outdated political dogma, a disregard for democracy and an […]