Tag Archives: Jimmy Savile

Cyril Smith MP : Nice One Cyril

One of the odd things about Blogging is the assumption that my readers are as much political anoraks as I am …or as old. Take Cyril Smith…Liberal MP for Rochdale in the north of England. Rochdale is a seat that … Continue reading

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Fact And Fiction: Child Abuse

Do you watch the BBC Series “New Tricks” which ended its run last week? One of those “Cold Case” type police procedurals where retired veteran detectives solve old cases. Oddly last week’s programme centred on a Scottish “childrens home” where … Continue reading

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If You Can Remember The 1960s…..

As they say…….if you can remember the 1960s, you were not really there. It seems to me that my earliest memories of pop culture were around 1960 in Coalisland, County Tyrone. My older cousin/Godmother Bernadette, would listen to “Housewive’s Choice” … Continue reading

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BBC At War…With BBC

I am not sure what the current chaos in the BBC proves. No news organisation likes being the story. Sky News looked at times………extremely uncomfortable …when reporting on the Phone Hacking Scandal. And the BBC has at times looked uncomfortable … Continue reading

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Savile Row

Has anyone else noticed that last week News Channels were routinely referring to “Sir Jimmy Savile” and this week they are merely referring to “Savile”? Indeed even the¬†officer heading the police inquiry seems to have informally stripped Jimmy Savile of … Continue reading

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(Jimmy) Savile Inquiry

There are many uncomfortable aspects to the allegations surrounding Jimmy Savile which have been emerging in the past 48 hours. The first is that Jimmy Savile is dead and neither he or his alleged victims will get any Justice. Jimmy … Continue reading

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