There's meritocracy and then there's the brand we have in the UK. I call it 'pseudo meritocracy' and this is why.
For every fickle citizen who seems to have a shorter memory than a 'Masterchef' judge, there is somebody else who has a memory like an elephant.The media barons tell politicians their skilled fake news cycles and puff pastry issues can obscure the truth, bury history and make big important things – like giving the green … Continue reading Voter Forgiveness
1% For NHS Staff is Insulting. But What About Care Workers?
A furore has built in the wake of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s dispiriting budget last week, where NHS staff have been promised a paltry 1% pay rise following the hardest year ever faced by the health service. Questions among staff are now being asked; Where’s our thanks? Where’s the solidarity? Where’s our bleedin’ money? But these … Continue reading 1% For NHS Staff is Insulting. But What About Care Workers?
10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Care Workers
Most people know somebody who is a care worker, or knows somebody who needs care from one of these amazing support workers but how much do we really know about what they do? #1. Care Workers often work for minimum wage and have to pay for the maintenance of the vehicles they use to reach … Continue reading 10 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Care Workers
Wales – Sex festival during Covid pandemic
A departure from our usual content with this exclusive report.
Resent Resentment (a poem)
Our special three part series on grudges concludes with a poem specially written for the occasion.
The Total Asshole’s Guide to…Holding a grudge
At last! A guide to help you hold and maintain a grudge. Part 1 of 2.