Author Archives: Tim Ireland

About Tim Ireland

Tim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.

Clarkson Island

Via poons: Harry and Paul: Clarkson Island Too many Jeremy Clarksons and yet not enough Jeremy Clarksons to go round? My solution to that problem is remarkably Clarkson-like. First, you get yourself a 100+ horsepower industrial shredder, a really big … Continue reading

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Iain Dale slams dodgy poll. (No, seriously.)

Iain Dale hahahaha frowns on hahahahaha fellow ‘blogger’ hahahahaha selling out hahahahahaha with unscientific poll! Ahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha…. *breeeeeathe*… ahahahahahahahahahahahaha! Can’t. Type. Or speak at normal. Rate. [unexpected intermission] Read more here. Oh, and make a futile attempt to have Iain recognise … Continue reading

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Remember: September* 19th is International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Official site here. British HQ here. Enjoy. (*Why September? There be an Arrrrr! in the month.)

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Omission of detail

Omission of detail #1: Septicisle on a few matters, including some case detail that the Daily Mail would rather not mention. The front page in question can be seen here. Omission of detail #2: Ian_QT fails to note or notice … Continue reading

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Noor Hanif’s letter to Alex Salmond

As off-putting as this not-very-appealing appeal was, the claim that someone had again silenced bloggers with the mere threat of legal action did get my attention, so I’d like to share the following with you: August 8th onwards: Evening Times … Continue reading

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Moult-Watch: the first set of relevant image results are in

For those who came in late: Bloggerheads – Julie Moult is an idiot Bloggerheads – The Daily Mail: let’s kick arse and take names Bloggerheads – The Daily Mail responds at last! The first full set of relevant image search … Continue reading

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Iain Dale: what is it you can’t face?

As galling as it is to be included in a rigged game by a crooked referee – against my will and without my knowledge – only then to be labelled a bad sport for objecting, I’ll do my best to … Continue reading

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Tories swimming happily in foreign money

Sunday Times – Lord Ashcroft funds Tories from Belize tax haven: Lord Ashcroft, deputy chairman of the Conservative party, has channelled money into party funds from the Central American tax haven of Belize, despite a ban on overseas donations. (more) … Continue reading

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Do not underestimate the power of perception

BBC – Warning sounded on web’s future: The internet needs a way to help people separate rumour from real science, says the creator of the World Wide Web. Talking to BBC News Sir Tim Berners-Lee said he was increasingly worried … Continue reading

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The Omni chair: a review

Andrew of SumoLounge was kind enough to send me one of his products, the Omni chair, and I’m happy to oblige with a review. Now, I should make it clear from the outset that bean-bags aren’t for everyone, and they … Continue reading

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