Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Labour List – a warning to all potential contributors

During a previous conversation, LabourList.org founder and controller Derek Draper suggested that I share with the class our entire email conversation. I’m happy to reveal all of that previous conversation at any stage, but for now I’m treating this as … Continue reading

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John McDonnell suspended from the House of Commons for handling mace

Guardian – Labour MP suspended from Commons over Heathrow protest: A Labour MP was suspended from the Commons for five days today after grabbing the Speaker’s mace in protest at the government’s decision to allow a third runway at Heathrow. … Continue reading

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I’m boycotting all products and produce from Israel

I’ll be reading labels and researching brand ownership where possible to make sure I stick to it, too. Septicisle – Time to boycott Israel: If however the government is unwilling to act… then individually we should be prepared to either … Continue reading

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Derek Draper is an arrogant sod

Sometimes people miss key updates to previous posts (waves to BBD), so I’m putting a little alert here to draw your attention to breathtaking arrogance that rivals even Dale’s best efforts: “i am building a site for 60 million people, … Continue reading

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It’s time to start cleaning up The Sun’s mess

I’ve just wasted well over a day chasing The Sun in an attempt to get them to explain exactly why their Glen Jenvey article was removed. Ideally, I would have liked to have gone from this starting point to a … Continue reading

Posted in Rupert 'The Evil One' Murdoch | 2 Comments

It’s time for you to go…

‘Goodbye George’ music videos have been appearing since late last year, and here’s one of them (the video borrows left, right and centre, but I do like the song): UPDATE – MotherJones.com are running a video competition, but if that’s … Continue reading

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South West Trains: still crap

I’d like you to meet Tom, who has started his own South West Trains diary. Good luck to you, Tom! I should maybe restart with one of my own; on Monday I witnessed a train splitting and one half departing … Continue reading

Posted in Consume! | 2 Comments

Tony Blair finally gets his first reach-around

As reported by the BBC and in the Guardian, Times and Daily Mail, Tony Blair received his Medal of Freedom today, but did not receive his long-delayed* Congressional Gold Medal at the same ceremony. (*Phew, I almost said ‘overdue’ then; … Continue reading

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The Catholic Orangemen of Togo and Other Conflicts I Have Known

Craig Murray has stuck two fingers up at Schillings and Tim Spicer and offered his latest book as a free download. He has even invited others to host the relevant file and repeat the offer, ensuring that by now the … Continue reading

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Cllr Ben Grower cannot be trusted

Bournemouth Echo – Website praise for Bournemouth councillor comes from… councillor!: ‘Omegaman’ is registered with an address containing Cllr Grower’s name, which does not appear to other readers. When contacted, Cllr Grower initially suggested several people had access to his … Continue reading

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