Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

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

Posted in The Political Weblog Movement | 7 Comments

Derek Draper, LabourList and… Schillings?!

Putting aside for the moment Derek Draper’s greatly misguided decision to learn at the feet of self-proclaimed masters of the medium Iain Dale and Paul Staines (while touching briefly on what he has clearly learned about comment moderation censorship from … Continue reading

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The Sun: no comment

1. The Sun’s article claiming that ‘top jews’ were being targeted by Muslims (that was in fact based on forum comments written by their quoted terrorism ‘expert’ posing as a Muslim) has been removed [404] from The Sun’s website without … Continue reading

Posted in Old Media, Rupert 'The Evil One' Murdoch | 4 Comments

I’ve earned a day off

UPDATE – Actually, I’ve changed my mind. Let’s go here instead:

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The Orwell Prize 2009: Special Prize for Blogs

I almost didn’t enter or plug this competition because of the money they put in Staines’ pocket via a MessageSpace ad, but I figured it’d be a pretty poor competition without any real art… and I know of several people … Continue reading

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