Censorship after Christchurch

BY LIAM DEACON A friend of mine who also works at a national redtop sent me a link the other day, to a copy of the Christchurch terrorist’s live-streamed video of his attack. We now know those sharing it could be arrested for disseminating terrorist material, so it’s probably lucky I declined to open it. I didn’t, however, because I remember Twitter in the “wild west” days, when … Continue reading Censorship after Christchurch

The Dark Corner

BY MAC LOGAN   Smothered, hidden, cobweb-bound, cached facets twitch yet gather dust. No casement dare transparent show the fury, dread and craven lust.   There in the dark, restrained, they twitch … and sob and spark and never die. Deep in seams of psyche hid, caged, not dormant. Wild, they lie.   Pupae-like they squirm and strain, mutating, breakout ever near. Unpredicted, crouched to pounce, where lost control leaks … Continue reading The Dark Corner

Earl Grey Blackberry Bourbon

Ingredients: 45ml bourbon 45ml chilled Earl Grey Tea 15ml shot simple syrup 1 blackberry 15ml Spiced Pear Liqueur Garnish with a blackberry and a sprig of rosemary Method: Muddle blackberry with simple syrup. Add bourbon, Earl Grey tea, Pear Liqueur if using and ice. Stir until very cold. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a coupe glass. Garnish with a blackberry and a sprig … Continue reading Earl Grey Blackberry Bourbon

TIG is Pointless

BY ANDREW MOODY Yesterday’s news that TIG MPs are being thrown off select committees marks the beginning of the end for this group of “People’s Vote” campaigners. The Ex-Labour ones are already in the process of being unseated by Momentum. The Ex-Tory ones are not welcome in their own constituencies. In short, TIG is gone. Why? They are merely an extension of the EU – … Continue reading TIG is Pointless

The Final Countdown

CSM EDITORIAL And so in the final week (or is it 19 days?) there were five choices: Vote for Mrs May’s Deal – Highly Unlikely. Revoke Article 50 – Civil War. A last-minute longer extension offered by the EU before the 29th March/12th April with conditions (likely financial and attached to either a second referendum or some other significant game-changer like a General Election to … Continue reading The Final Countdown