Author Archives: Tim Ireland
About Tim IrelandTim is the sole author of Bloggerheads.
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Andy Coulson and a lifetime supply of chocolate
I don’t want to name names, but back in my youth we had a problem with one of my fellow Scouts stealing/sneaking food. Of course, there was no way to prove that the Snickers wrapper under his bedroll used to … Continue reading
Where do leading bloggers stand on blagging?
The ICO reports that re-emerged this week – What Price Privacy? and What Price Privacy Now? (source) – make for fascinating reading; they outline the widespread use of blagging and/or blaggers by many newspapers and magazines. Influential, independent online media … Continue reading
Andy Coulson: certain people
As a prelude to ‘smeargate’, Paul Staines went on live television and claimed that there was a Downing Street briefing document titled ‘how to get [Iain] Dale’. He even promised to publish it that very afternoon. He didn’t. But from … Continue reading
Boycott the Total Politics poll of weblogs
Iain Dale has been running a self-serving ‘poll’ of weblogs since 2006. When faced with any charge that his polls are heavily biased on a personal or political basis, Dale will typically claim that the poll is ‘just a bit … Continue reading
Will Martin Townsend sack Derek Lambie?
Earlier this year, the Scottish edition of the Sunday Express newspaper published a front page article, “Anniversary Shame of Dunblane Survivors” (detail). It was penned by Paul Murray working under Scottish title editor, Derek Lambie. Lambie himself works under Sunday … Continue reading
Paul Staines and the Guido Fawkes ‘logo’
News reaches me via this comment in this thread that copyright for the ‘logo’ that Paul Staines has been using for well over 4 years on the ‘Guido Fawkes’ site most likely rests with IPC Magazines, and not Paul Staines … Continue reading
Iain Dale is knowingly complicating my harassment case
There are many things that I would love to blog about right now. I would love to tell you all about [censored] and their threat to [censored] but there are significant legal and moral obstacles. Iain Dale knows of these … Continue reading
Another boring week at Bloggerheads
There will be very little in the way of blogging this week but you can follow me on Twitter if you like. Comments are closed at this time. Cheers all. Richard O’Brien: Over At The Frankenstein Place (Acoustic Version)
The funeral for Dave Halligan is this Friday (19 June). If you would like to send a message of condolence and/or share your memories of Poons with his family and friends, please send them to my Gmail address no later … Continue reading