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 clearing up in the kitchen to do later. So there.
6 Cliff Richard Is Still Innocent Not that you would have known that from the front pages last Friday, of course.
5 Lucy Meadows Has Been Forgotten The coverage of Kellie Maloney’s story showed that the press has still not learned about Trans people well over a year after Lucy Meadows’ suicide.
4 Robin Williams And Depression After the actor and comedian apparently took his own life, maybe attitudes towards mental health issues will change. But don’t bet on it.
3 Nadine Dorries Caught Bullying Critic The Fragrant Nadine appointed herself as the Twitter Police in order to silence a persistent critic. This included the customary dishonesty of claiming that the target was a constituent, which was not true.
2 Don’t Menshn Ben Ashford After the former Sun reporter was found not guilty on charges relating to his brief possession of someone else’s iPhone, Louise Mensch claimed that it had been a “Hacking Trial” (wrong) and that Nick Davies was somehow involved (wrong again). And she got into Oxford. And was allowed to serve as an MP. Worrying.
1 Toby Young Kicked Off His Own Board Of Governors The loathsome Tobes was a governor of the West London Free School in May – according to its website – but is not now. And the new head teacher is “rebalancing” teaching to concentrate on what should be done first – teaching the pupils, rather than all those trips abroad.
And that’s the end of another blogtastic week, blog pickers. Not ‘arf!