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Conversation in the steam room tonight threatened for a while to be almost intelligent, with an interesting discussion about website development, but it descended into its usual levels of inanity when I mentioned I’d been to Climping at the weekend and someone asked if climping was legal, especially in a public place. They all know […]


Tweets are coming in from Manchester police listing the sentences given to those who took part in the riots. People are being jailed for swearing at police. Yes, prison. For swearing. Not assault, not criminal damage, not theft. Swearing. For fuck’s sake. This is reminding me of the court lists from 150 years ago when […]