Monthly Archives: January 2013

What Price Justice? – Part 2

You may recall my recent post “What Price Justice? Part 1” when I looked at the potential  consequences of cutting legal aid funding. The Government are trying to avoid having to pay to allow you to have a proper defence … Continue reading

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What Price Justice?– Part 1

We have politicians repeatedly telling us that the Human Rights Act is a criminal’s charter and should be repealed. We are told that it does nothing more than prevent the guilty being punished. The reality is rather different though. A … Continue reading

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Not Ground Hopping: No Football To Watch

Well, its been a while since my last post. In that time, I have only been to one game, all the others I had thought about going to have been postponed for one reason or another. Snow Game Here Last … Continue reading

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RIP: The FA Cup–Killed by its Guardians

It is with great regret that I learned today that the romance of the FA Cup has been brutally ended following a sustained attack by the its feckless parent the Football Association and assisted as it has been on many … Continue reading

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Ground Hopping The Road to Wembley: The American Express Family Stadium: Brighton & Hove Albion v Newcastle United 05th January 2013

For my first game of 2013, I had the misfortune to go to see Brighton v Newcastle in the FA Cup. It seems a long time since I went to see Barkingside v Great Yarmouth on 10th august in the … Continue reading

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“I Will Post With You on New Year’s Day”–Learning the Lessons & Defending Your Own Freedom

* With apologies to U2 Well, its another year over and a new one just  begun (*with apologies to John Lennon). Sadly War is not over and no one is giving peace a chance. So, I thought I would look … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 12,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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