A WordCloud Take on Chris Huhne’s Sentencing

March 11, 2013 at 10:50 pm

We’ve all had a good laugh about the conviction and (today) sentencing of lying expense-fiddling speedpoints-fiddling holier-than-thou excuse for a human being Chris Huhne and his equally unpleasant ex-wife. There’s no need to rehash the story here. He’s going to be in prison for 8 months and then released to […]

Keep Your RedShirt On

February 21, 2013 at 7:53 pm

The statistics website SignificanceMagazine is a good read. It applies mathematical analysis to diverse real life situations from Valentine’s Day spending,  skydiving and chill strength through to a paper on whether walnuts can help with jetlag. This month they have applied Bayes theorem to Star Trek with some interestingly geeky results: The idea of […]

It’s all becoming clear

November 12, 2012 at 2:56 pm

Today we remember the millions of men and women who have served, were injured or were killed in the service of The United Kingdom and it’s commonwealth. Over the last few days I have been thinking about the cuts to our armed forces and something has dawned on me.   Part […]

You can’t outrun a hellfire!

August 23, 2012 at 3:32 pm

A bad bloke in a fast car (according to Saint Jeremy of Clarkson, all Auto Union Deutsche Industrie drivers are C**** anyway)very nearly out ran even the police helicopter according to an article here.  I think in future there should a standby Army Air Corps Apache (possibly with a naked […]

What A Way To Die…

July 25, 2012 at 10:53 pm

This must be one of the most “interesting” ways to die. In an extraordinary case of jealousy, a Nigerian man – husband of six – was allegedly raped to death by his five spouses as he was paying too much attention to his sixth wife in east-central Benue state.  Uroko […]

Irony (Barclays Edition)

July 5, 2012 at 11:31 pm

BBC Question Time LiveChat 5th July 2012

July 5, 2012 at 8:39 pm

Question Time tonight comes from Derby. On the panel we have Conservative MP Louise Mensch, Energy and “climate change” Secretary Ed Davey MP, former postman and occasional home secretary Alan Johnson MP, Sunday Times and Independent columnist Dominic Lawson, and John Lydon, former lead singer of the Sex Pistols and […]

Guns Don’t Kill People…

August 27, 2011 at 7:31 am

Firstly, TheEye would like to apologise for a lengthy absence from the blog. Life has taken a temporary sidestep into madness and nonsense. There’s light at the end of the tunnel at least. This long weekend isn’t it, but a few days of respite have arrived. In the meantime, my […]

Question Time LiveBlog 21st October 2010

October 21, 2010 at 7:00 pm

Question Time tonight comes from Middlesbrough, which has the lowest life expectancy in England and Wales and, according to the BBC, a council that “will be the least resilient to such public sector cuts“. It also boasts a 33ft tower which changes colour when you send it a text message. On […]

BBC Question Time 1st October

October 1, 2009 at 7:52 pm

Question Time is on tonight at 10:35pm UK time on BBC1. The programme comes from Brighton, scene of the Labour Party self-destruction conference. David Dimblebore will be in the company of ‘Little Ben’ Bradshaw MP, (Culture Media and Sport Secretary); Theresa May MP, (Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary), Charles Kennedy […]