1. Back in the saddle: the Etape 2018

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    June 11, 2018 by Mark Burton

    A few years ago, I went through a slightly odd phase of signing up to long distance cycle tours. You …
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  2. Holiday special: Ksamil, Albania

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    August 28, 2017 by Mark Burton

    In Corfu, the taxi driver just laughed at us. “Albania!” He chuckled through his third cigarette of the 20 minute …
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  3. The General Election Player Ratings 2017

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    June 7, 2017 by Mark Burton

    As I have literally nothing original to add to this squalid, tawdry election, and certainly nothing that will change any …
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  4. “Strong, stable leadership”, confirms May

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    April 28, 2017 by Mark Burton

    “For the avoidance of doubt, strong, stable leadership”, continued the prime minister. “And if you’re unsure what I mean by …
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  5. Voters caught between rock, hard place, various pointy objects, and large turd

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    April 18, 2017 by Mark Burton

    And that’s exactly where Theresa May wants them. “Mock my red, white and blue Brexit will you? Fine, but don’t …
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  6. Satire pointless

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    February 1, 2017 by Mark Burton

    One of the unexpected downsides of the world going collectively insane is that it affords very little opportunity for comedy. …
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  7. Nothing to see here. Carry on.

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    May 2, 2016 by Mark Burton

    It’s been, somehow, 8 months since my last post on these pages. 8 months. I’ve been thinking about the reasons …
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