"I imagine many people know the saying: "Don't do as I do; do as I tell you". But where does it come from? Wikipedia, has a page: "Do as I say and not as I do". It cites John Selden (1584-1654) and his book "Table…"
"Adrian, I would like to believe that the dismissal of your entirely reasonable and legitimate Freedom of Information Request is a genuine mistake. And that Fortismere Foundation School will now have a change if heart. It appears to me that not only…"
"Nothing that Keep Britain Tidy does or says will affect the failing Joe Ejiofor regime. Nor should KBT seek to take a "tough line". They are a neutral independent organisation which tries to act as a "critical friend" in the…"
"It's Haringey Council's equivalent of the Dead Parrot Sketch. Council Officer: " Sorry squire, I've had a look 'round the back of the park and uh, we're right out of red flags".
Customer: I'm trying to…"
"I worry most about a particular section of the "public".Years ago our friends' son - now in his twenties - came home from primary school and told his parents how the answer to one of the SATS questions "happened" to be in a…"
"Telling an unpleasant truth is hard, isn't it? Some people will wriggle and niggle and even giggle their way out of doing it.When our nearest local park was awarded a green flag Haringey Council erected a flagpole. There was a real green flag.…"
"You are entirely missing the point of the article. Spurs are refusing to pay despite the fact that Spurs "supporters" add to the litter etc in local streets. They also add to noise; to parking problems; chocked roads; and to passenger…"
"The reply from Joe Ejiofor to Luke Harrison at the last Council meeting was petty and insulting. It continued the childish yah-boo playground games, indulged in for many years by both parties. (At the public expense.) Silly posturing demeans…"
"Thanks Bob for continuing to press on this issue.After sixteen years on the Council as a Labour Party member I finally became increasingly disappointed, and then angry at the way so many "back bench" councillors were treated with such…"
"“You can leave in a huff. Or you can leave in a minute and a huff.” (Marxist joke)It feels like it's taken not much longer than a minute and a huff before the prospect of a new transparent and accountable Council evaporated in the…"
"Below is a copy of the letter Fortismere parents got in May 2018. I've named the file "Cost Neutral for Some". I'm thinking of words for a new version of the old song "Other People's Babies". (Words by A.P.…"
"Last week I looked this up Fortismere Foundation School website. I couldn't find much. The most recent docs I came across were from 2016. Including a report on what they've named their 'Site Improvement…"
""To appear here shortly". Some clarity please, Clive. Does that cryptic comment mean that you or one of your contacts has now had the reports?I enjoyed your spoof of the Cllr Joe Ejiofor message - with green flag posters on the wall behind…"
"If you are blocked for disagreeing with Mr Peter Bingle and can't view his tweet, here it I added a black border. Not of course referring to Mr Bingle, but in the hope that when even leading lobbyists express disgust about MIPIM it…"