So what’s hot, and what’s not, in the past week’s blogging? Here are the six most popular posts on Zelo Street for the past seven days, counting down in reverse order, because, well, I have to be out and about later. So there.6 Another Free School Scandal Amid claims of serious “financial irregularities”, an Academy Trust has been stripped of all five of its schools. This follows one of them being placed in Special Measures last year. No word from the usual suspects.
5 Nadine Dorries Quits Twitter To the relief of all those who wished she had done it earlier, the fragrant Nadine flounced out, claiming she had been the victim of abuse. But she handed out rather a lot of it, too.
4 Guido Fawked - Officially A Joke The perpetually thirsty Paul Staines and his rabble at the Guido Fawkes blog dropped BBC employee Neil Henderson in the mire with their not even mildly amusing April Fool.
3 Whittingdale - Now The Excuses After Nick Mutch’s excellent Byline Media piece on the Culture Secretary’s dalliance with a known prostitute, and the failure of the press to say anything about it, came those claiming that there was nothing to see, honestly.
2 John Whittingdale And The Dominatrix Why the Culture Secretary’s more than year-long relationship with a known prostitute was kept quiet by his friends in the press. Free and fearless? Don’t make me laugh.
1 What Has Ian Lavery Done Wrong? James Lyons of the Murdoch Sunday Times has spent weeks churning out nudge-and-wink stories about Wansbeck MP Ian Lavery. But there has been no firm allegation made - yet.
And that’s the end of another blogtastic week, blog pickers. Not ‘arf!