Wednesday, August 10, 2011

It gets worse...

The first person facing the magistrates at Highbury this morning in connection with the rioting and looting earlier this week is 31 years old and works in a Primary School. That sets an example for the young, doesn't it?

Tuesday, August 09, 2011


I can't quite believe what is happening in our cities at the moment. I am not naive enough to believe that a 15-25 year old man growing up in a sink estate shouldn't feel aggrieved over some of the crap that he may have been dealt, but this isn't rioting aimed at changing a system that doesn't work. This is out and out lawlessness, destroying things for thrills and stealing items that other people work hard to save up for. At a supermarket in Salford that was being looted, whole families were allegedly turning up in cars looking to drive away with a hefty load. I could weep at the senselessness of it all. Why?