Blakes 7 Federation Troopers on Streets of Britain

Metropolitan Police Wear Examined The appearance of “our” police is becoming more and more like some hellish dystopian vision of oppression from all the best science fiction of the last century. Compare and contrast the two shots below; one from the finale of the BBC series Blakes Seven, the other from the Whitehall kettle during… Continue reading Blakes 7 Federation Troopers on Streets of Britain

Terror State Chickens Return to Phone Hacking Roost

Introduction Many years ago when I was living in France and during a prolonged period of French atomic weapon testing on the Moruroa atoll, the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior, was blown up in a New Zealand harbour. Initially, it was thought to be an accident. Now, as soon as this happened, I thought “who has… Continue reading Terror State Chickens Return to Phone Hacking Roost