Issue 316: 2022 03 17: Cover page

A a publicity shot from the film "[The Power of the Dog](" directed by Jane Campion is cropped down to show only the central portion

Cover Page, 17 March 2022, Issue 316 Welcome to our latest edition. This week we consider: bullying, harassment and John Bercow; long-range ballistic missiles and misses; I’m alright Jack; The Power of the Dog; fine wines; and of course a crossword from Boffles and cartoons from AGGro. Share this using… Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Whatsapp

Bullying and Harassment

17 March 2022 Bullying and Harassment The Bercow report. By John Watson It was clearly no fun working in the clerk’s office of the House of Commons when John Bercow was speaker. The Independent Expert Panel’s report published on 8 March 2022 upheld 21 allegations of breaches of the Bullying and Harassment policy of UK… Continue reading Bullying and Harassment

Look At My Rocket

17 March 2022 Look At My Rocket North Korea, India, Iran. By Neil Tidmarsh It was International Women’s Day last week, so it was fitting that it was not a good week for Strong Men around the world trying to big themselves up by shouting “Look at my huge rocket!” Perhaps feeling jealous or overshadowed… Continue reading Look At My Rocket

I’m Alright Jack

17 March 2022 Diary of a Corbynista I’m Alright Jack by Don Urquhart   In 1959 Peter Sellers appeared as shop steward Fred Kite in the Boulting Brothers comedy “I’m Alright Jack”.  It illustrated the techniques used by people on both sides of industry to feather their nests. ” I’m alright Jack” is a phrase my… Continue reading I’m Alright Jack

Man Bites Dog

Eagle Eyed

17 March 2022 Man Bites Dog  by J.R. Thomas It is not just in American politics that politeness and self-restraint has been thrown to the wolves.  The luvvied-up world of Hollywood finds various participants at each other’s throats, the latest being a spat over the fashionable and very politically correct film of “The Power of… Continue reading Man Bites Dog

Latour Released

Why keep fine wine in your cellar if your tastebuds can’t tell the difference? An ageist view.


17 March 2022 Cartoons By AGGro Share this using… Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Whatsapp


17 March 2022 Crossword Number 316 By Boffles Click for this Week’s interactive online crossword Click for a printable version of this Week’s crossword Click for solution to crossword 315 Share this using… Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Whatsapp

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