The modern British Broadcasting Corporation is in decline – well past its ‘sell-by’ date?

Many of us never thought we would see the day when our deep-felt commitment to the iconic BBC would wane, but unfortunately for many it now has, wouldn’t you say? The BBC is of course nearly 100 years old now and during those years it has been a beacon of excellence in the world of […]

ISIS jihadists abduct, kidnap, kill, murder – and get paid hugh ransoms?

  The mega-fanatical jihadists of ISIS have been capturing innocent people (as well as opposing solders) in Iraq & Syria for donkey’s years – for a century many of them have been simply killed, often violently, and often by beheading. In the case of westerners or foreigners (and we are talking in the hundreds here […]

The British Media & the ISIS Jihadists – exactly WHO are the biggest Scumbags?

  I make no apologies for returning to the topic, nearly seven weeks ago, of my August 21, 2014 post “Jihadists – the Media have played well into their hands surely”, and adding it here at the bottom below   Are our Media simply the educated stupid, or the incredibly naive, or the obliviously blind, […]

Jihadists – the Media have played well into their hands surely?

Jihadists have made a horrific video of the savage murder of a hostage – an American news reporter [Jihadists are Muslims fighting a violent ‘holy war’ against non-believers]. This was done for one reason and one reason only. It was to utterly shock all & sundry, and get the maximum worldwide publicity for their cause. […]

British Education – Problem that’s solved then?

A previous post here (Programme for International Student Assessment) recounted the demise of education in Britain, as demonstrated by the UK’s sorry performance in OECD’s PISA latest survey on the state of global education – Asian counties topped the pile, while we have dropped down to the mid twenties (fifteen years ago we were in […]

Resurrection of the Test Card

Older people will know that in years gone by there was a golden age of television. In the 1950s there were only 2 channels (BBC & ITV), rising to 4 in 1982, all analogue of course, but every programme was magic. There was no such thing though as Breakfast Television or All Day & Night […]