Oscars Devalued

BY ANDREW MOODY Spike Lee’s Oscar speech was as politically charged as possible: “Make the moral choice between love versus hate. Let’s do the right thing!” He was of course referring to the 2020 presidential election around the corner and Hollywood’s desperate desire to dethrone Trump. This is no doubt why Lee – a mediocre filmmaker at best but political dynamite nonetheless – won a … Continue reading Oscars Devalued

Blair’s Unjust Legacy

BY JAMIE FOSTER Boris Johnson writes in the Telegraph this week about the nauseating unfairness of the contemplated trial of four ex-servicemen over allegations arising out of Bloody Sunday when the Good Friday Agreement means IRA killers get away Scot free. He is keen to point out that it is not merely because it happened 47 years ago nor that it involves people sent out … Continue reading Blair’s Unjust Legacy

Fooling the Police is Criminal

BY NIGEL BEAN (& PAUL READ) The police forces of the United Kingdom should read this article before dealing with the upsurge of complaints against fox hunts. The information covered explains why cases of illegal hunting brought against registered fox hunts are continually failing. This information has been around for centuries and was documented in the first-ever Government hunting inquiry in 1951 and surrounds ‘preconceived … Continue reading Fooling the Police is Criminal

Scallops with Lemon & Garlic Butter

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 600g scallops 3 Tbsp unsalted butter, divided 4-5 large garlic cloves, crushed Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste 60ml dry white wine 2 Tbsp lemon juice 10g basil leaves Method: Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat until hot and sizzling. Add the scallops in a single layer, cook in batches If needed. Season with … Continue reading Scallops with Lemon & Garlic Butter

Lammy Plain Wrong

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN As someone who works daily with Africans, the words of David Lammy to investigator/presenter Stacey Dooley this week came as something of a surprise to me. David, is the issue with me being white? (Genuine question) …because if that’s the case, you could always go over there and try raise awareness? Comic relief have raised over 1 billion pounds since they started. … Continue reading Lammy Plain Wrong