Category Archives: Disgusting

Prison Libraries

I by and large keep contemporary politics out of this blog, but I’m utterly fuming at the Justice Secretary’s decision to prevent prisoners being sent books as presents. They must buy them from their meagre wages, he says, or rely on the prison library. I’m sure that prison libraries have improved since 1917, but I […]


Words can’t express my disgust at the news that the Tower Hill Garden of Remembrance for sailors killed in two world wars ‘who have no graves but the sea’ will be covered over with a marquee and used as a venue for drunken parties for bankers and speculators at Christmas.