Double Standards of the Left

BY FRANK HAVILAND Successful TV shows rarely survive the ratings wars once the lead has quit. Having put in 20 years, and achieving viewing figures of 17.4 million in the process, you can hardly blame Nigel Farage for hanging up his mustard corduroys and deciding to live a little. The demise of Brexit without him has been shocking nonetheless. Trying to market it to a … Continue reading Double Standards of the Left

May’s Darkest Hour

CSM EDITORIAL There is a scene in Joe Wright’s Darkest Hour when the brilliant Gary Oldman as Churchill rides on a London tube. At the time Churchill is wondering whether to allow peace negotiations with the Nazis – between Mussolini and a team set up by Lord Halifax. Churchill asks members of the British Public whether they should enter the peace negotiations. All on the … Continue reading May’s Darkest Hour

Homeless in Haunted London

BY ANDREW MOODY In the haze between exhaustion, sleep and consciousness, I feel something tapping my foot. It’s pouring with freezing rain, and I’m curled up in a ball by a bus stop somewhere in Aldwych. I’m penniless, no bus or train pass, no way of returning to the acute ward I absconded from some days ago, walking for hours and hours sobbing through the … Continue reading Homeless in Haunted London

Down the POMO Rabbit Hole

BY TARQUIN SUTHERLAND Pour a whisky. The story goes that Neoliberal policy has over the last few years seen an explosion in so-called ‘crapitalism’. And if we as a society cannot find the strength to draw a proverbial line in the sand – and soon – then the venal and psychopathic race to the bottom prompted by ‘progressive’ politics shall morph yet again into hyperliberalism. … Continue reading Down the POMO Rabbit Hole

Tapioca Pearl Spinach & Oat Patties

BY RUCHIRA GHOSH Ingredients: Tapioca pearls: 1/2cup Boiled potatoes: 1cup Roasted peanuts 2tbsp Parsley: 2tbsp chopped Spinach :  ½ cup chopped Salt to taste Green chilli: 1 or 2 chopped Plain white oats 2tbsp Oil for cooking Method Wash the tapioca pearls and soak them for 6-8 hours. Drain the water, transfer to a large wide bowl. Add boiled potatoes, peanuts, parsley, spinach salt and … Continue reading Tapioca Pearl Spinach & Oat Patties

Alas Soubry & Jones

BY FRANK HAVILAND As they near the end of their primary school careers, most children have learned the crucial life lesson ‘sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.’ Those who have not are rightly treated with a certain degree of exasperation by their teachers. It’s reassuring to note therefore, that the combined output of Westminster over the past 72 … Continue reading Alas Soubry & Jones

Dearlove Guthrie Letter Published

CSM Former MI6 head Sir Richard Dearlove and previous chief of the defence staff Lord Guthrie have written to Conservative association chairs claiming the EU withdrawal agreement threatens national security. They urge Tory constituency bosses to order their MPs to vote against Theresa May’s Brexit deal. They write: “Please ensure that your MP does not vote for this bad agreement.” In their letter, Sir Richard … Continue reading Dearlove Guthrie Letter Published