Monthly Archives: November 2010

Ooo er.. you are naughty!

These days a government minister cannot open his or her mouth without at least mentioning how Labour left this country in a dire economic state.  That is a factual statement because Labour was in power for 13 years and the … Continue reading

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I need you, but I want you more…

I tweeted earlier that if Meatloaf were in a Dublin concert, he might have sung – “I want EU, I need EU, but there ain’t no way I’m ever gonna love EU, but don’t be sad, cos 2 out of … Continue reading

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What’s love got to do with it?

Once bitten, twice prenup…. Sound advice for any one contemplating marriage. You may want to protect existing assets in the event of a marriage breakdown, or simply want to ensure that the other person is not marrying you for your … Continue reading

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My suicide note is longer than yours…

Someone once called a Labour election manifesto as “the longest suicide note in history”[1]. Unsurprisingly, the Labour Party lost that particular election. I daresay that particular suicide note makes the Coalition’s October 2010 Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) look more like … Continue reading

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The PIP in the TwitterJokeTrial

The Paul Chambers Twitter Joke Trial verdict has attracted all kinds of national and international media interest, not to mention the near hysteria it has caused on Twitter. I have made some coments on http://charonqc.wordpress.com/2010/11/11/law-review-twitter-joke-trial-a-travesty-why-do-we-really-bother/#comments, and some of those comments … Continue reading

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