Still, that railway, from the south

Southern's parent company know that they're in the G4S bracket of mean thugs. The government know it, and that's what they're for.  The RMT know it, and fighting them is their job.  The non-union marketing people at Southern, who are probably your nice mates, don't. This is unfortunate. Me at the New Statesman

Collation of thoughts

I've got a new post up on LC. I don't post enough on LC; I should post more on LC. See also: posts here. I've had some positive comments on the LC post from people I respect, both over there and on Twitter. Given that unlike my usual LC work, this wasn't a 'using hard … Continue reading Collation of thoughts

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-26

RT @paulcarr: The anatomy of a Twitter attack. Must-read post from Nik Cubrilovic @Techcrunch http://bit.ly/2DTClm (via @TACJ) # "3 secondary moderns in every town", demand UKIP: http://bit.ly/17VUD4 # Feel exceptionally ropey. Better not be #swineflu # #bexleypowerfail killed work IT all day, even tho I'm in EC1. Otherwise wld never have heard of it. If … Continue reading Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-26

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-19

Any puritan/moralist types want to explain how this warrants criminal prosecution, rather than 'best get a new career'? http://is.gd/1wdhl # RT @AdamBienkov: #Tories will prolong your misery shock http://bit.ly/3uVQjg # I'd forgotten that neocons described themselves as 'liberals mugged by reality'. Struggling to think of a group less acquainted with reality # Clue is a … Continue reading Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-19

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-12

Noting the correlation between 'people who make noise complaints' and 'miserable bastards who're jealous that other people get to have fun'. # It's one-to-one in my book. # I've never made a noise complaint. It's only noise, FFS: sleep through it, or kill yourself if you're too pathetic to manage that # Actually, that's a … Continue reading Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-12

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-05

Yes, Mumbai is indeed hotter and damper than London. Including all of London's Turkish baths. # Good @realdmitchell article, most of the commenters are ignorant fucktards: http://bit.ly/IY5YC #gasthenonswearingcuntwits # I agreee about 75% with this piece - http://bit.ly/10sbZI - but 100% with running it now rather than deferring to sentimental 'respect'-ery # Idly contemplating whether … Continue reading Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-07-05

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-06-28

Lewes = pretty town. A23 between Croydon & Elephant & Castle = road to, from & via hell. Glad to be back in N19 # RT @PreachyPreach Germany does its best to ensure a long prolonged recession. http://bit.ly/h9XE6 # "Miners and police unite in beating the crap out of Greenpeace anti-coal protestors" #worldwithoutThatcher # If … Continue reading Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-06-28