Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Jimmy Savile and the benefit of hindsight

Towards the end of his life, a woman with a striking resemblance to Jimmy Savile appeared at his doorstep claiming she was his child. He refused all contact with her, and even after he died she was initially refused access … Continue reading

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Changes

Hi everyone. I am sorry about the extended absences before and after Christmas. I’d like to begin today with a belated review of this very important book by Bob & Sue Firth: I Made My Excuses and Stayed (buy here) … Continue reading

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It’s Chriiiiiiiistmaaaaaaas!

Hi folks. Genuinely sorry to have worried anyone, but there’s not a lot I can say right now. As soon as I am able to publish the full and accurate detail about what’s been going on, you’ll be the first … Continue reading

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Grant Shapps is invited to explain recently-deleted text by ‘Sebastian Fox’ of HowToCorp

We begin today with a hat-tip to data spotter @jolyonjenkins. I urge you to listen to his highly relevant report for BBC Radio 4; Jolyon has been looking into exactly the kind of ‘get rich quick’ spivvery that HowToCorp has … Continue reading

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HowToCorp’s Michael Green & The 20/20 Challenge

I’ve just watched Michael Green Sebastian Fox Grant Shapps on #BBCQT and I find myself awe-struck by his chutzpa. I mean, I knew he’d have no choice but to lie to some extent, but to pretend that some irrelevant edits … Continue reading

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Jeremy Ayre: music & lyrics

A missing student (15) has reportedly run away abroad with maths teacher Jeremy Forrest (30), who also writes, produces and performs music under the stage name ‘Jeremy Ayre‘. This morning, some of Jeremy Forrest/Ayre’s web presences have been disabled, but … Continue reading

Posted in Inneresting, Old Media, Teh Interwebs | 17 Comments

Kelvin MacKenzie and the 1988 ‘Brighton: Town of Shame’ editorial

There is a major discussion pending about collusion between police/authorities and the tabloid element that brazenly exploits and corrupts them. I speak not just of Hillsborough but a variety of instances in recent times (example). However, today you will have … Continue reading

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Grant Shapps is still a sock-puppeting loser

I blogged about Grant Shapps a few years ago. Back then, he sought to silence some serious questions about sock puppetry by claiming his YouTube account was hacked, and his final line in the sand was a claim that the … Continue reading

Posted in Tories! Tories! Tories! | 9 Comments

God(s) Save the Queen: British national anthem lyrics for non-Christians

As a public service during the Olympics I am publishing the lyrics that I use each time the band plays ‘God Save the Queen'; it is suitable for agnostics, atheists, and even people of alternative faiths (i.e. so they can … Continue reading

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Barely-literate passive-aggressive bigot WLTM xenophobic mob. Object: acrimony

I found this letter (embedded below) pinned to the wall of a bus stop shelter in Shalford (Surrey, UK). Further examples have been posted to local community messageboards that are unmarked, suggesting that the ‘pikey’ changes are by someone who … Continue reading

Posted in Anne Milton, Humanity, Tories! Tories! Tories! | 1 Comment