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Diary Blog, 24 September 2021, including good news on rewilding

Rewilding

Over the past decade, ideas I have had for a long time (rewilding, a “wildlife grid” etc) have become almost mainstream. I am glad to see it. Both charities and wealthy individuals are leading the way. People with fewer resources are also joining in, in various ways (by keeping part of their private gardens “wild”, by not using pesticides and herbicides etc), and their numbers count, bearing in mind that the UK has anything up to 10 million acres of private gardens.

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/sep/24/vast-area-of-scottish-highlands-to-be-rewilded-in-ambitious-30-year-project-aoe

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That unhealthy-looking woman is Therese Coffey, of whom I have previously blogged: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/09/16/deadhead-mps-an-occasional-series-the-therese-coffey-story/.

As to BBC TV Question Time, I have not bothered to watch that rigged circus for years. Seems that last night featured the Jew fraudster and MP, Shapps; also, the System-approved black MP David Lammy, as well as Kate Andrews, the mouthpiece for System-“libertarian” views. She is American, Lammy Caribbean black, while Shapps is of course a Jew-Zionist.

In fact, that kind of terminally-tired 1940s or 1950s-style “Brains Trust” kind of show has little to offer now, especially when the “brains” have poor brains. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Brains_Trust.

The last politician or politician-manque on that show yesterday was one Munira Wilson. I admit that I had never heard of her. “Obscure” seems to best describe her. East African Asian, an ex-Muslim turned C of E Christian, and with a British husband: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Munira_Wilson.

So, out of 5 panellists, only 1 was white British, namely one Richard Walker, the head of Iceland frozen foods, which was founded by his father, Malcolm Walker [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Walker_(businessman)].

Seems that, as on previous occasions, the “outsider” (non-Westminster bubble) panellist was the most sensible. Walker was the only one, from the Question Time clips I have just seen, seemingly capable of “running a whelk stall”, though Iceland is rather bigger than that! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iceland_(supermarket).

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Exactly. Now we see a similar phenomenon in the UK, as those who fight back, even with words, against Jewish-Zionist influence and control over our country, being called “far right” “extremists”, and in some cases prosecuted as “terrorists”, even without having done anything.

Near miss

While researching on Wikipedia today, I noticed that the now long-deceased aunt of a one-time girlfriend had once been one of the governors of the BBC. I knew that she had been a life peer, but not that she had been on the BBC Board of Governors. Saw a few other things about her that I did not previously know. In some respects an intellectual pioneer. She would have been interesting to talk to, but died in the Spring of 1981, before (though not long before) I met her niece. Pity.

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The new “unacceptable face of capitalism”

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Don’t mention the Gypsies!

“A pair of female thieves dubbed the “Rolex Rippers” have seemingly struck again after a wealthy elderly man had his watch stolen….

On Tuesday, the man in his 80s became the latest victim of two women who are targeting men in affluent areas and close to exclusive golf clubs across southern England.

The theft is believed to be at least the 21st incident, with the duo, thought to be in their 20s, targeting men in Dorset, Hampshire, Surrey, Gloucestershire and Sussex.

In many cases, the women have posed as charity workers with clipboards and have stolen watches from their victims without them realising as they sign a petition.

However, other times they have been less subtle and simply ripped the expensive timepieces off the men’s wrists.

This time the pair approached the man outside his home in Links Road, Poole, which is next to £2,000-a-year Parkstone Golf Club, at lunchtime on Tuesday.

They asked him to sign a petition and then one of the women thanked and hugged him. He did not notice until a few minutes later that his watch had been taken.

‘Be mindful of being approached’

A spokesman from Dorset Police said: “It is believed that these females are responsible for a series of similar thefts across Dorset this year and the public should be mindful of being approached in this manner or engaging in conversation with the individuals.”

The pair are believed to have struck in Dorset at least seven times before in Poole, Wimborne, Wareham, Ferndown, Highcliffe and Poundbury.

Hampshire Police said they have at least 10 victims, and two brothers, aged 85 and 91, were targeted 80 miles apart in Gloucestershire and Surrey.

Both women are said to be aged in their 20s or 30s and between 5ft 2ins and 5ft 9ins tall. They both have dark hair and Eastern European accents although some victims have believed them to be Spanish.

The spate of robberies are thought to have begun on May 19 at Stoneham Golf Club near Southampton.” [Daily Telegraph].

I am glad, in a sense, that I no longer have (or have the means to have) Rolex watches. Mine were all Rolex Seadwellers. Now I no longer have need of any watch. Relative poverty, but also relative freedom…

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The new multikulti Australia— a “woke”, dystopian, biosecurity police state. I would never have believed it. More? See below:

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Oddly enough, I was just looking, not long ago, on Google maps and Google Earth, at the area of Sydney, Australia, where I lived, in the late 1960s, for 2-3 years as a child of 10-13 (Ellalong Road, Mosman/Cremorne and, for the first 6 months or so, Wyong Road, Mosman). Also, the area around the nearby little school that I attended at first (Middle Harbour PS, at Macpherson Street, Mosman; I was later at North Sydney Boys’ High, a few miles away, for 7-8 months).

Many changes. I notice that quite a few roads, including Ellalong, have been made into dead ends to prevent through traffic. A good move. Other changes? Well, quite a few houses there in the late 1960s have been demolished and replaced by much larger ones; larger houses, smaller gardens. Google Earth shows that almost every house in that neighbourhood now has a swimming pool. In 1967-69, not many did.

I notice a change in street vegetation. Far more small trees and flowering bushes, as far as I can recall. Fewer palm trees, though. There seems to have been, perhaps, a move to native species, and to more green/flowering trees, though the tall imperial palms near my old school are still there.

Overall, I should say that that neighbourhood is rather more scenic now, because of the flowering abundance, though with far more cars, both moving and parked on the street (if I remember aright, street parking was unusual when I lived there). Looking at the pictures, an impression of greater wealth overall, perhaps.

That was also true of Balmoral Beach (which was the nearest convenient beach to us, about 5-10 mins in the car). Many cafes, and a more manicured look generally.

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Diary Blog, 12 August 2021

Just heard the TV news headlines: “recordbreaking school exam results”…

Does anyone really believe this kind of bs any more? Beyond belief.

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Esther McVey will not take that point on board. Firstly, she is a member of Conservative Friends of Israel; secondly, she is as thick as two short planks. My assessment of her from 2019: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2019/10/03/deadhead-mps-an-occasional-series-the-esther-mcvey-story/.

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Including quite a number of MPs and ex-MPs. A few names? Louise Mensch. Michael Gove. Boris Johnson…

They can then become “Conservative” MPs…

At one time, not many decades ago, before WW2, the USA was about 90% white. Now, maybe 45% (excl. Latinos) and, probably, soon far below that…

Britain as dustbin.

What’s next? Soylent Green? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soylent_Green.

Alison Chabloz appeal

The appeal of Alison Chabloz against her conviction and sentence, handed down some months ago by Westminster Mags., started today at Southwark Crown Court. It now stands adjourned until tomorrow morning: https://www.thelawpages.com/court-hearings-lists/Southwark-Crown-Court.php.

Reports from usually-reliable sources say that one of the two magistrates who usually flank the Circuit judge at such an appeal was discovered to be, or to have been, on the board of some “holocaust” “charity” concerned with the so-called Anne Frank “diary”! That magistrate was then removed from the appeal hearing.

I shall report the result when it has been declared, presumably tomorrow sometime.

[Alison Chabloz outside Southwark Crown Court, and with the Thames, and Tower of London, as backdrop. At least English dissidents do not get put there these days…not yet anyway!]

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“If firearm possession is criminalized, only criminals and State operatives will have firearms…”— fact.

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Diary Blog, 9 August 2021

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A textbook example of the unreality that was Corbyn-Labour. Tweeter “@jrc1921” actually showcases the calculations of BBC journalist Chris Mason, and does not seek to say that they are inaccurate, but persists in the idea that planting 200 trees per minute (i.e. more than 3 every second!) is both “feasible” and ” relatively conservative”!

True, a British equivalent of the 1970s Khmer Rouge could, in principle, get millions of people planting trees, even on such a scale. 100 million trees per year could be planted, were every single adult of appropriate age to plant 2 trees per year.

The devil is in the administrative detail. That is the unreality. Organizing 50 million people to plant 1 tree each, every 6 months. How? Where?

Not that I am against tree planting. Au contraire. Let’s do some good! Let’s have some fun!

See also: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2016/11/17/social-nationalism-and-green-politics/.

Political reality is what people can accomplish, and so to that extent is flexible, not fixed. Sometimes 2+2 can = 5… To that extent, I agree with the tweeter above, and not only with Chris Mason. Both are right, if you like…

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Exactly my position, in the mundane sense. I call it social nationalism.

Not sure why intelligent commentators such as Hitchens persist in trying to squeeze people and policies into the now almost meaningless “Left”/”Right” straitjacket(s).

…and guess (((who))) or (((what))) is behind most of the repression of opinion in the UK? The (((You know who)))…

Exactly. Two moribund political parties. For the electorate, a false binary choice with, in general, the same sort of policies coming out in the end (in government).

The early 1960s (or late 1950s) comment about “redbrick” university expansion, by (?) Kingsley Amis [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingsley_Amis], that “more will mean worse“, may have been partly snobbism, but God knows what he would have made of the 2021 situation, with so many “McUniversities” that one has not even heard the names of many of them; God only knows, also, what Amis would have thought of a Government minister (James Cleverly), whose “degree” is apparently in “Hospitality Management”; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Cleverly#Early_life_and_education.

Of course, the young people, say under 21, who support the nonsense put out by Extinction Rebellion and Greta Nut, were only 9 (or younger) when the chaotic and ludicrous 2009 Climate Change conference was held in Copenhagen. I remember it mainly for the little monkey who was President or Prime Minister for the Maldives, and who was constantly excitedly clapping above his head, especially when some delegates said that Europe should direct much money to countries facing inundation (in fact, 12 years on, and the Maldive islands are still there…). https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/The-Vote/2009/1220/Chaos-in-Copenhagen-behind-the-scenes-at-global-warming-summit

There may be climate change, in some degree (e.g. Australia is now certainly much hotter than it was in the 1960s when I was there), but that has happened throughout history. Humanity is only partly responsible. Moreover, whatever Britain, or even Europe does, is of small, indeed minimal, importance. Britain’s CO2 “emissions” are about 1% of the global whole.

“Climate change”, like “Covid-19” and other stuff (eg “Black Lives Matter” nonsense) has been distorted and weaponized by transnational conspirators, in order to impose an agenda. Call it “The Great Reset” (in part), if you like.

Ironic. The best way (perhaps the only way) in which Britain’s depleted navy could defend the UK now would be to sink the ships of the UK “Border Force”…

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[Lenin, with Krupskaya and cat]

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[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symphony_No._3_%22Symphonie_Liturgique%22_(Honegger)]
[Reichskanzlei, 1945]

Diary Blog, 12 June 2021

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Well, I once again triumphed over John Rentoul, who only scored 3/10 this week. I always commend his honesty, though. I myself scored 6/10 this week. I did not know the answers to questions 1, 2, 6, and 9.

Ha ha! “Unusually“?! What about, just off the top of my head, “Boris”, Theresa May, David Cameron-Levita, Trump, George W. Bush, James Callaghan, Sarkozy, Yeltsin, Gorbachev, Honecker? Etc… The list is long.

Labour is going nowhere. The next two by-elections (Chesham and Amersham on 17 June 2021, and Batley and Spen on 1 July 2021), should give an idea of the state of play. At present, I am inclined to think that Batley will fall to the Conservatives, and that Chesham and Amersham will result in a Conservative win, and with a Labour lost deposit (maybe).

Quelle surprise: the opinion of the CIA carries more weight than the opinion of the American people with the US Government…

Load up! Load up!…

About one and a quarter million acres of private gardens exist in the UK. A crucial reservoir and sanctuary for animals, birds, insects, trees and bushes. These often-modest private spaces are a very important environmental element.

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That Harwood person seems to be a component of the fake political-cultural debate, there to give the illusion of pseudo-national “takeback”. If you like, the mirror image of Owen Jones (as fake “revolutionary” scribbler), or a more mainstream “Prison Planet” Watson.

Exactly. The “cases” are almost all a mirage. No symptoms at all, or in some cases mild flu-like symptoms (though influenza can of course be fatal).

Many people are still fooled by the “panicdemic”, which is in a way unsurprising, after nearly a year and a half of truly relentless msm propaganda across the world. All the same, there are many people who can see that the virus scare has been weaponized for other purposes.

…and The Camp of the Saints was written as, or as if, fiction, rather like The Protocols of Zion (reality clothed in literary fantasy)…https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Camp_of_the_Saints;

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..and so it came to pass…

The Displaced; Migrant Brothers; Lights in the Distance – reviews | Refugees  | The Guardian

To create a better world, we do not need a majority, or even a large minority, but only faith and relentless determination. Quality not quantity.

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I like the bit “do you know how hard it is [to say a few glib words on TV]?”…! These msm idiots are so up their own rear ends, it is not true! Some local TV news talking head marionette in Birmingham.

The most wealthy are buying up land all over the world, at premium prices, regardless. New Zealand, USA, Australia, and also in the UK. For example, James Dyson has bought vast tracts in Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Lincolnshire: https://www.fwi.co.uk/business/dyson-farming-empire-now-worth-more-than-500m; https://abcfinance.co.uk/blog/who-owns-the-uk/

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Diary Blog, 18-19 May 2021

18 May 2021

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That sort of madness started to erode the Church of England long long ago, which is why scarcely anyone now attends a church except to dance round the customary baptism, marriage and death rituals.

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[St. Petersburg]
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19 May 2021

Gaza

In the UK and other Western societies, fanatical Zionist Jews exercise their censorship in different ways, such as trying to have anti-Zionists such as Alison Chabloz, Jez Turner, David Icke, and me (among others) shut down, “deplatformed”, even arrested and prosecuted.

I myself have never had any interest in the Eurovision circus, but have also never understood why Israel, a leech state situated in the Middle East, the population of which state is not European, is in Eurovision anyway. Kick it out. Boycott it.

Note the very (((characteristic))) hand gesture made by it.

As a matter of fact, that poster is well out of date. According to an American expert interviewed on BBC Radio 4 PM yesterday, the Jewish state now gets USD $4BN annually from the American taxpayers. A leech state. What a surprise…

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In that case, I hope that Murray will now, belatedly, say something in support of people such as Alison Chabloz, Jez Turner, David Icke, me, and others, “deplatformed”, disbarred (in my case), even imprisoned (in the cases of Alison Chabloz and Jez Turner of the now-defunct London Forum).

So far, nothing (because Murray is pro-Jew and pro-Israel…were he not, he would not be where he is, of course…).

There is now, and has been for the past decade or more, a whole raft of “controlled opposition” figures and organizations in the UK, some witting agents of the System, others merely manipulated. Breitbart. UKIP. Brexit Party. Reform Party. EDL. The “Football Lads’ Alliance”. Farage (perhaps the most important and the most wittingly used). Katie Hopkins. Tommy Robinson. Toby Young. James Delingpole. The “Free Speech Union”.

The touchstone is always their attitude to Israel and Jewry. They always support, or pretend to support, Israel and/or the Jews.

The latest catspaw? Laurence Fox.

The sort of literate, thoughtful piece rarely seen on UK television today. I mean there are no blacks and browns to be seen, no references to the “panicdemic” either.

Betjeman was not the only one to make such TV programmes in the 1960s and 1970s, even sometimes 1980s. Ray Gosling, coming from a very different ideological direction, also made some interesting TV: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Gosling#Broadcasting_career; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Betjeman.

Looks nice. I was probably a fool to have turned down the possibility of becoming an undergraduate there (by a back-door route) in 1984 (I wanted to stay in London for various reasons).

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The latest madness to come out of Sweden:

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Living in the UK in 2021, I do not know whether one can say whether Sweden is now officially more mad than the UK…a close-run thing, anyway.

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Diary Blog, 13 May 2021

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Churchill’s actions triggered a war which destroyed not only the German Reich but also the British Empire, and the similar empires or overseas colonial arrangements of other European powers (French, Italian, Dutch, Belgian, Spanish), in the end. The net result has been war, civil war, terrorism, environmental degradation.

Hitchens is right. I have blogged, en passant, about this. In the UK, “Doctor” is reserved for a few (though Hitchens is too restrictive): medical practitioners (even if, in fact, not actually Doctors of Medicine), persons in holy orders who have a doctorate in theology or the like, and bona fide academics.

It weakens the rank or status to have stray persons calling themselves “doctor” just because they have a “doctorate” in some McSubject from a McUniversity. Examples that come to my mind are the tweeter and “antifa” cheerleader (she does little else, I think) “Dr.” Louise Raw, whose doctorate is in one 19thC industrial dispute, and “Dr.” Julian Lewis, an MP whose doctorate is in Strategic Studies; among others (eg “Dr.” Therese Coffey, the present DWP Secretary in the Cabinet).

Part of the problem in the UK is that huge numbers of people now go to institutions called universities, where all get “degrees”‘; not a few go on to get higher degrees, including doctorates.

On the mainland of Europe, especially Germany, the conventions are different. Use of “doctor” is ubiquitous and accepted. For example, Dr. Goebbels, whose doctorate was in History and Literature [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Goebbels#Early_life].

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If rewilding ever takes place on a planetary scale, I can think of some good sources of fertilizer, but I think that I shall not cite them here, not just yet…

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Here (below) we see another holder of a Ph.D, but in his case an academic at a recognized university, tweeting incorrect rubbish about the law in England and Wales (and Scotland):

In fact, the Crown Court judge (H.H. Judge Hehir) in the Alison Chabloz appeal last year, and the district judge (magistrate) in her most recent case (heard in late March 2021) both made the point(s) that

  • “antisemitism” is not a crime in this country; and that
  • “holocaust” “denial” is not a crime in this country.

No doubt, were the matter to be considered and pronounced upon by the higher courts, the same conclusions would be reached.

Alison Chabloz was convicted because the tenor of what was posted was “grossly offensive” (and she is presently appealing that), not because posting historical revisionist or “antisemitic” views (including so-called “holocaust” “denial”) is grossly offensive per se.

What is “staggering” (see the “@DrDMiles” tweet above) is that someone who claims to be knowledgeable about the law can publish such a misunderstanding, and so vehemently.

The Miles character has made rather a fool of himself, in short.

In fact, the said Miles, apparently the author of a book on “constitutionalism”, is, so his Twitter profile says, a “University teacher” (at St. Andrews: https://st-andrews.academia.edu/DavidMiles). Law as such, however, is not his subject. He evidently misunderstands it as applied (misapplied in his case) to so-called “holocaust” “denial”.

Ah, I see now what the said Miles believes in: censorship…

Surprising that someone with such a limited and narrow mentality should be teaching at a university such as St. Andrew’s but that is Britain in 2021, I suppose.

I believe, subject to correction, that that person used to work at Lloyds TSB, selling financial products of some sort [https://uk.linkedin.com/in/mrdavidjmiles].

Here’s a crank singing the same song:

Another one who has simply misunderstood the law. Claims that she is an “ex-journalist/commentator“. Yeah, right…

Another couple of cranks:

17 million now?! Ha ha! But “who’s counting?”…

[Update, 14 May 2021: Another tweet by the same idiotic lecturer, “@DrDMiles”:

Simplistic and kneejerk; no real thought, no nuance, no real understanding of the issues or the real world in general. How does someone like that hold down even a minor academic teaching post?]

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Diary Blog, 3 April 2021, including thoughts about the Henry Hendron case

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Mostly in the Devon/Cornwall peninsula. Interesting…

[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ina_(river)]

Except that the word “REFUGEES” should be in quotation marks (or, better still, replaced by “MIGRATION INVASION”, but without the quotation marks).

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So is the USA. So is the UK. So is France.

Perhaps so, but if the idea was to prevent “subversives” from taking over the BBC or heavily infiltrating it, the policy was a signal failure in the wider sense. The BBC, at the head of the UK msm, has been the flagship for the socio-political collapse of Britain, and has supported every rotten cause of the past 50 years.

The most necessary thing in the UK is not even, as a first step, a political purge, but a purge of the mainstream media in general. Not just lying news media and “journalist” scribblers but, inter alia, the whole range of “celebrities”, comedians, show business types etc.

Henry Hendron

Readers of my blog may have seen, in previous blog posts, reference to Henry Hendron: see https://ianrobertmillard.org/2017/07/09/the-slide-of-the-english-bar-and-uk-society-continues-and-accelerates/.

Hendron hit the headlines at first in 2016: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3580931/Celebrity-lawyer-bought-designer-chemsex-drugs-BBC-producer-killed-teenage-boyfriend-spared-jail.html

Some readers have assumed that I must have or had a personal dislike of Hendron. Not so. In fact, I had never even heard of him until I read about his Old Bailey trial, very lenient sentence, and his even more lenient treatment by the Bar Disciplinary Tribunal(s) before which he subsequently appeared.

My animus, if such it be (and incredulity), is a result of the incredible difference between the way in which I was treated (for having tweeted 5 tweets, completely true and accurate and [but] hostile to Jews or at least Jewish influence) and Hendron’s treatment for his egregious defaults, as chronicled. Read my blog post.

I also found it incredible, reading his tweets, that Hendron seemed incapable of thinking and writing logically, or of constructing a literate English sentence. However, the Bar is now a dustbin, so what more can I say? If the Bar thinks that it is OK to have, as practising barrister, someone of Hendron’s type, unable to write or argue coherently, and of (in several ways) dubious character, then that is a matter for the Bar dustbin-profession as it now is.

Now I see this: https://www.legalfutures.co.uk/latest-news/high-court-overturns-barristers-suspension-due-to-lacuna. It turns out that Hendron had his lenient Bar sanction made even more lenient by reason of the fact that, being already suspended at the time of the proceedings, the Tribunal had no power to notionally suspend him further, or indeed apply ay sanctions to him, because he was not a “regulated person” at the time.

I had an exemplary record as a barrister, received several judicial commendations, was mentioned favourably in the main legal directories, and was never suspended from practice, but when the Jewish lobby (“UK Lawyers for Israel”, nominally) instigated my disbarment (complaint 2014, disbarment late 2016), I had not been in practice since 2008, and had not had a Bar “practice certificate” since that time. The disbarment was a completely politically-motivated msm farce orchestrated by a pack of Zionist Jews (“UK Lawyers for Israel”, many of whom also belong to the malicious “Campaign Against Antisemitism” who have persecuted Alison Chabloz for years).

At the said proceedings (more specifically, in the considerable documentation that preceded the actual hearing), I made the point that I had not been “regulated” since 2008 (a point, I might add, that Hendron, in his own case, missed…the Counsel instructed by the Bar Standards Board —very honestly— raised it against his own interest).

I was (wrongfully) disbarred (on that basis and in any case), but (to give them credit at least for that) the Bar Standards Board actually wrote to me a year or two after my highly-publicized hearing (Google “Ian Millard barrister” and read what the msm said about me at the time). The BSB then gave me the chance to apply to have my disbarment overturned, on a basis akin to that of Hendron. I suppose that must have been somehow connected with the internal Bar fallout from Hendron’s matter.

In other words, I would still be a barrister today, had I applied. However, for me, there would have been little point, I having had no intention to resume Bar practice, though I suppose that it would have denied the Jew-Zionist pack and their “antifascist” “useful idiots” the opportunity to describe me on Twitter, frequently, and with unsurprising lack of originality, as “disgraced and disbarred barrister Ian Millard” or, as at least one mentally-disturbed Jewish woman often does, on Twitter, as “disbarred Barista“! Well, if I say so myself, I do make a rather good cup of coffee, though I have never done so as a paid occupation…

As far as the egregious Hendron is concerned, his travails continue, and he is at present again before a Bar Disciplinary Tribunal. I believe that it presently stands adjourned.

I had thought that Hendron was being given very lenient treatment because either he was (I assumed) from a very privileged background, or that he “knew too much” about illicit activities of senior members of Bar and Bench. Well, I read somewhere that Hendron went to some comprehensive school, so that would only seem to leave the “knows too much” theory…

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The influence of the Jewish lobby on Wikipedia content is very obvious.

I actually did not know, until yesterday, that supermarkets are open on Good Friday now. The materialistic 24/7 multikulti society…

…and much of the State and society generally in the UK has now been suborned by the “you-know-whos”…look at the Alison Chabloz saga of the past few years; look at the BBC and other msm output, as well.

Well, there it is— the new multikulti panicdemic UK police state, staffed by toytown police drones. Notionally done “for good reasons”, the police and others no doubt imagine…

As with Professor Brian Cox, there are two sorts of “famous scientists”, the ones who make new discoveries and undertake research of importance, and those who are basically people making careers and money out of appearing on TV, radio, in print, and on official committees. Incidentally, if anyone knows of any great discoveries made by either Brian Cox or Alice Roberts (the latter of whom I had not heard of until 5 minutes ago), please let me know and I shall publish a few lines about it. I should not wish to be unfair. I do not wait with bated breath, however.

Yes, but…Monsieur Rentoul, those other crises were not used as a method of bringing in a police state by stealth. The Great Reset and the Great Replacement (etc). The “panicdemic” is being so used, and not only in the UK.

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Well, this week I got 6/10, thus again beating John Rentoul who scored 5/10. I did not know the answers to questions 4, 6, 7, and 9 (and had to rack my brains to get question 10).

When I lived in Kazakhstan, in 1996-97 (a full year), I invited a friend at the Bar (let’s call him “Teddy”), a train buff par excellence, to visit me in Almaty (former Alma-Ata) by train. I found out what that would entail: a Eurostar journey from London to Paris or Brussels, then a train journey to Moscow, where he would have to change trains by going to another of Moscow’s several mainline stations. Then a 77-hour journey across the Russian countryside and then steppe to Almaty.

Like the character in, I think, one of Evelyn Waugh’s novels, Teddy thought that “abroad was bloody”, and told me that, because of his ideological opposition to the Channel Tunnel (I first heard of UKIP from him, maybe a year or two before a lady with whom I lunched told me about it), he would be unable to come. I think that the real reason was that he was nervous about negotiating his way across Moscow alone and with not a word of Russian; that, and the sheer discomfort of 77 hours on a post-Soviet express train. Thus Teddy missed out on seeing a then rather green and pleasant city full of pretty girls.

I quite like trains, though it does help, on a really long journey, if you are lucky enough to have the sort of accommodation used by the Tsars of all the Russias, or that of the Orient Express. When Andrei Sakharov was recruited to Stalin’s hydrogen bomb project, he travelled to the secret town where it was to be made aboard his own train car at the rear of a normal passenger train. The carriage contained a bedroom for Sakharov and his wife, a dining room, a kitchen operated by a cook, a lounge area, and accommodation for his several NKVD bodyguards (or should that just be “guards”?).

My own longest train journey was an involuntary one in the 1980s from Vienna to Ostend, and very uncomfortable it was. On the morning of the second day (departure having been in early evening), I got out at Cologne, wearing only a dressing gown, in order to buy pretzels on the platform. It was then that the train started to move. Had it not briefly stopped about 10 seconds later, giving me time to get aboard (non-central closing doors, thank God), I should have been stuck at Cologne Station with almost no money, no clothes, and no proper shoes; no passport either.

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Diary Blog, 1 April 2021

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Alison Chabloz

Persecuted satirical singer-songwriter Alison Chabloz continues to make headlines: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9426569/Anti-Semitic-blogger-56-believes-Hitler-right-jailed-18-weeks.html

[Alison Chabloz]

That Daily Mail piece is interesting in some ways. Firstly, the readers’ comments are overwhelmingly pro-Alison Chabloz, despite having been “moderated in advance“, i.e. censored: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9426569/Anti-Semitic-blogger-56-believes-Hitler-right-jailed-18-weeks.html#comments.

Secondly, the scribbler of the main item writes: “She also mocked Anne Frank and laughed during her earlier trial [i.e. in 2018] as the court heard how she mocked Jews being fashioned into lampshades, having their heads shrunk and being turned into bars of soap.”

The scribbler is mistaken. Alison Chabloz did not “mock Anne Frank” but the largely-forged diary (written by Otto Frank after WW2) attributed to Anne Frank; that is something different. As to the nonsense about bodies of deceased Jews being made into soap, lampshades etc, these were originally “black propaganda” atrocity stories manufactured by a British propaganda unit during the First World War, and then, so to speak, recycled during the Second. Even the Zionists accept now that (in either war) neither happened. The same goes, I think, for the shrunken heads, though it may be that SS-Ahnenerbe possessed a few for scientific reasons: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ahnenerbe.

As previously noted, Alison Chabloz is now at HMP Bronzefield (prison) near Heathrow Airport. She may be transferred eventually, that prison being designated for real criminals (“Category A”): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HM_Prison_Bronzefield. In any case, it may be possible for her to get out on bail pending appeal of the egregious and harsh sentence passed yesterday by a magistrate (aka “District Judge (Criminal)”).

Finally, I see that a mentally-disturbed Zionist Jewish woman is claiming that I have “taken over” a Twitter account which, she claims, is or was being used by Alison Chabloz.

The above claims are not true. Firstly, as far as I know, the Twitter account in question is not and never was operated by Alison Chabloz.

Secondly, I have not “taken over” or used (ever) that, or any other, Twitter account. I only ever had one Twitter account (@ianrmillard), and that was “suspended” (expelled/removed) by Twitter in 2018 at the instigation of a Jewish Zionist pack which (I believe) included the said woman.

Since mid-2018, I have not posted (under any name or guise) anything on Twitter. I hope that that clarifies the situation.

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In fact, tweeter “@MarmiteMarmz” is scribbling rubbish: “Speaking in court yesterday, District Judge Michael Snow told Chabloz: ‘I’m not sentencing you on the basis that you are anti-Semitic, I’m not sentencing you on the basis that you are a Holocaust denier…I’m sentencing you on the basis that on two separate occasions whilst subject to a suspended sentence, you participated in a radio programme where you made grossly offensive comments.” [Daily Mail]

As a Crown Court judge said in a previous matter involving Alison Chabloz, neither “holocaust” “denial” nor “antisemitism” are crimes in England.

“@toadmeister” etc, as I have already written, are just hypocrites and wastes of space.

https://twitter.com/14_ivory/status/1377446162563620869?s=20

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Diary Blog, 12 March 2021, including some thoughts about value

Early thoughts on value and cost

The news that a piece of “digital art”, or electronic art, has been sold at auction for USD $69 million was puzzling. Apparently, such art can be copied for free, without any cost at all.

In other words, the $69,000,000 art can be replicated and used effectively without cost. This is not quite the same, or goes beyond, having a paper or other copy of, say, the Mona Lisa. Any copy of the Mona Lisa is probably subtly different from the real one, whereas (according to BBC Today Programme) the copy of the piece of “digital art” will be exactly the same as the original.

It seems that what is auctioned is not the digital art alone but the art plus an electronic key to the original, which allows the owner of that original to access the blockchain for it, blockchain being defined as follows:

Blockchain is most simply defined as a decentralized, distributed ledger technology that records the provenance of a digital asset“; or

In the simplest terms, Blockchain can be described as a data structure that holds transactional records and while ensuring security, transparency, and decentralization. You can also think of it as a chain or records stored in the forms of blocks which are controlled by no single authority” [and see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blockchain].

In other words, what the purchaser has bought for his $69 million US dollars is the right to change the electronic artwork, just as the owner of the Mona Lisa or other material art has the legal right to add a moustache to the subject, or to take up an axe and chop it to pieces.

In fact, thinking about it, presumably the artwork, if copied by a third party for free, can also be changed for free (though not the accepted “original”). That means that the $69 million US dollars is buying only the notional ownership and nothing else.

The auction of of the $69 million artwork challenges our concept of value. To me, buying “digital art” for more than pennies is completely stupid, but I concede, if it is a concession, that paying out 69 million dollars for any artwork is absurd, even if that artwork were the (original) Mona Lisa or, say (a favourite of mine), Man in Armour by Rembrandt (believed by some to be a representation of Christian Rosenkreutz, said to have been modelled by Titus, son of Rembrandt).

We have recently seen Bitcoin jump (and fluctuate) wildly, having reached the height (today, as I write) of over £41,000 (USD $57,000), having been valued initially in pennies. I have written previously about Bitcoin: https://ianrobertmillard.org/2017/12/10/thoughts-about-bitcoin/; https://ianrobertmillard.org/2021/02/20/diary-blog-20-february-2021/.

Bitcoin can be sold back, i.e. cashed in, though its real world use is limited. “Digital art” can be sold on as well, if the owner of the art, i.e. holder of the blockchain key, can find a purchaser (in my opinion, mug) willing to take it on.

In my first blog post about Bitcoin, I examined money. Why do we value tokens of monetary value such as banknotes? It all comes down to confidence.

In the end, does Bitcoin have less “legitimacy” or “value” than paper banknotes, or electronic entries on the ledgers of known banks? Maybe not, but that is perhaps less a validation of Bitcoin than a criticism of what we call “money value”.

Has capitalism reached, with the auction of digital art (and, arguende, with the sale of “real” art for sometimes hundreds of millions), a stage of decadent absurdity which may be a predictor of worldwide economic and social collapse? For me, the crazed heights at auction (of both types of art) are a sign of poor judgment as much as anything.

It does make me wonder what kind of person would rather have a piece of digital art than USD $69 million! Does that make me a Philistine, or just not a mug?

Is there a case for artworks of designated importance, of more than a certain age (100 years plus?), and valued at more than a designated level, being held and owned only by specified museums and galleries around the world? It’s a idea (of my own), anyway, though of course that would not stop speculation in artworks of younger age (and we have seen works by many quite recent artists, including Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, even Damien Hirst, go for huge amounts). Neither, of course, would such regulation stop speculation in digital art, not for decades to come, anyway.

For me, this latest art speculation is a societal warning flag.

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The odd logic of tweeter “@MenziesBj” reminds me of the similar thinking of not a few instructing solicitors when I was at the practising Bar. There is a phrase in use among barristers, “solicitors go elsewhere“, reflective of the fact that instructing solicitors often stop instructing particular Counsel for no obvious reason.

You would imagine that, if as a barrister you do well in a case, then the solicitor who instructed you would instruct you again, and if you did not do well, would not instruct you again. In fact, while that sometimes does happen, often the reverse is true. No-one knows why.

Barristers are, especially when not in the very top sets, very dependent on their own relationship with solicitors. I was once slightly acquainted with one barrister, in a friend’s chambers, who had a very good practice despite (my impression) being not particularly intelligent. 90% of his work (25 years ago) came from one solicitor (not even one firm, but one individual solicitor in one firm).

One fine day, as Kafka put it in The Trial, that solicitor stopped instructing him; according to that barrister, for no obvious reason. Result? A serious problem for the barrister, obviously. 90% of work gone means about 90% of income gone.

That (nameless) barrister was one of those men who combine a relentlessly politically-correct attitude with a certain amount of sex-pestery, as my friend in his then chambers had mentioned to me. Many years later, one of his pupils, a young woman, made an official complaint about him. I do not know all the details, but he was fined £4,000, and may have been lucky not to have been dealt with more severely.

A personal nexus between a solicitor and a barrister, though inherently precarious, can work in favour of a barrister. I knew another barrister, though not well, who was a member of another friend’s chambers. The former had a friend from university who had become a salaried lawyer in a large organization. That employed lawyer directed work to the barrister. In one year, such work totalled, in fees, some £600,000! That was nearly 30 years ago!

Not quite as good as winning the lottery (or being born into a fortune), but almost.

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I remember seeing that pub in the 1980s, when travelling down the Old Kent Road in Southwark. So now it is apparently a restaurant?Vietnamese, not Chinese, according to the Internet. Sign of the times.

That Forest Hill (South London) street scene from ?1900 looks far better than the same scene today (or when I last saw it, about 35 years ago).

Another place that I used to know. I visited that museum [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horniman_Museum] a number of times in the 1980s. The Horniman was founded by, I think, Annie Horniman, the heiress to a tea fortune. She was a member of the Golden Dawn: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermetic_Order_of_the_Golden_Dawn; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Horniman, but I see just now that I am mistaken as to its founding…it was her father who actually founded the museum: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_John_Horniman

[Horniman Museum, main gallery]

It may be a Muslim “Scottish” Pakistani who is fronting the new Scottish free speech repression, but I would be prepared to bet that those really behind it are (((something else))).

https://electronicintifada.net/blogs/asa-winstanley/labour-womens-candidate-izzy-lenga-trained-israeli-army

Jews who go from the UK to Israel to learn how to use weapons and explosives are latent terrorists and must be treated as such.

More official snooping online…

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9354999/Home-Office-teams-police-internet-firms-spy-peoples-web-browsing-history.html

Heather Burns, policy manager for the digital rights organisation Open Rights Group, said: ‘It’s needles in haystacks, and this is collecting the entire haystack.

‘We should have the right to not have every single click of what we do online hoovered up into a surveillance net on the assumption that there might be criminal activity taking place.’

Privacy International’s advocacy director, Edin Omanovic, echoed a similar sentiment and said: ‘Make no mistake, as warned, the Investigatory Powers Act (2016) gives authorities across the UK some of the most far-reaching and draconian surveillance powers found anywhere in the world.

When the Bill was proposed, we were promised the most transparent surveillance regime in the world. Yet, here we have a secret experiment where two secret internet companies have reportedly been collecting internet browsing data about individuals’ online activities.” [Daily Mail]

“Male curfew”

I missed this latest piece of crazed nonsense, which was being reported upon yesterday, it seems.

https://news.sky.com/story/sarah-everard-green-partys-baroness-jones-suggests-6pm-curfew-for-men-12243194

“Jenny Jones”, aka “Baroness” Jones [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jenny_Jones,_Baroness_Jones_of_Moulsecoomb].

A Green Party peer has suggested a 6pm curfew should be introduced for men in the wake of Sarah Everard’s disappearance.

Baroness Jones of Moulescoomb told the House of Lords that such a move would “make women a lot safer, and discrimination of all kinds would be lessened”.” [Sky News]

What a total loony, even for the Green Party!

Who is she? “Before entering politics, Jones worked as a financial controller in London. She attended the Institute of Archaeology at University College London as a mature student, studying for an MA in archaeology.[1] She spent approximately 10 years as an archaeologist in the Middle East, studying carbonised plant remains, before embarking on a career in politics.” [Wikipedia].

So she was an office bod for a number of years, became a mature student and then studied carbonized plant remains for a decade…oh, and she was a member of the pathetic London Assembly for 4 years, and failed to become an MP twice (in different London constituencies, coming 4th in both elections, getting 6.5% of the vote in one, then 2.9% in the other). She also tried to become Mayor of London, but only received about 4% of the overall vote.

Not a stellar political record, but hey!…this is the UK, where serial failure is rewarded so long as the idiot is “anti-racist” and/or (stand up, Boris-idiot!) pro-Israel. So she was elevated to the House of Lords!

Sometimes, I think that this country is terminally screwed.

Her previous utterances? Let’s see…”She was outspoken about numerous issues including what she called mayor Boris Johnson‘s demonisation of youth through the use of “baseless” rhetoric on “soaring gang-membership and rising knife-crime”, suggesting the mayor created an unhelpful climate of fear.[28] ” [Wikipedia].

As for her curfew idea…look at her!

Official portrait of Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb crop 2.jpg

Jesus H. Christ! If I saw that walking towards me after dark, I would go home at once, lock and bolt my door, and impose a curfew on myself!

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A nice-seeming young woman having her dreams crushed by the usual Jew-Zionist “claque” and clique, aided and abetted by their “antifa” idiot-serfs.

British social-national revolution! We know in our hearts what has to happen.

Novichuk would be cheaper.

“Feminazis” is a silly term, but his main point is right.

…and speaking of Cabaret

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Diary Blog, 6 March 2021, including thoughts on rewilding, occult divination, and the “white terror threat” nonsense

More propaganda

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/terrorism-arrests-uk-white-ethnic-b1812288.html

The number of white terrorism suspects being arrested in Britain has outstripped those of Asian appearance for the third year in a row.

Official figures show that 89 white people were arrested on suspicion of terror offences in 2020, compared with 63 Asian suspects, 15 black suspects and 18 of other ethnicities.

Almost one-third of arrests had resulted in a charge by the end of December.” [The Independent]

So only about 20 or 25 white British persons were charged (with something, but not necessarily “terrorism”-related offences).

We have seen, in recent months and years, many people, mainly young, arrested, some charged and (despite a number of acquittals) some sentenced to fairly long periods of imprisonment on the basis of evidence that would have shamed the Star Chamber, or some 1950s socialist satellite-state’s “people’s court”: Swastika-shaped cookie-cutters, Swastika designs on cushions, young men shooting their mouths off in pubs about killing MPs, young men buying Samurai swords (what century is this?!) for supposedly murderous purposes; young women naming their babies Adolf etc…[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Chamber].

What I see in the msm is mainly some contrived “cases” based on evidence much of which shows completely lawful activity (see above) which is then twisted into a “terrorism” narrative by police, MI5 perhaps, and the CPS.

Of course, now that political groups can be “banned” by System political decision, all that the police and CPS have to do is weave a web suggesting that X belongs, or has belonged, to Y or Z organization.

If someone decides to commit an offence, then that is their decision and they take the risk of the consequences, but much of what we have seen is quite obviously a manufactured “terror threat” tailor-made for the newspapers and TV to present as a reason to further repress free speech and free political activity by white British people.

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Well, there’s a surprise! “Antifa” cheerleader Mike Stuchbery interested in the Tarot. Truly, as the Russian proverb has it, “the soul of another is a dark wood“! [чужая душа темный лес].

I was once, especially in the 1980s, very interested in different systems of divination: tarot, astrology, the I Ching etc. I settled on the I Ching as the one that worked best for me, though astrology can be accurate too; I don’t mean the rubbish found in newspaper columns; I used to cast my own charts using ephemeris tables etc (no computer programmes in those days, at least not for me). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ephemeris; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Ching.

The one time head of the Secret Intelligence Service, Sir Maurice Oldfield, was very interested in occult methods or disciplines such as astrology (both Western and Chinese), and in a Chinese system called “Nine Star Ki” [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9_Star_Ki].

Oldfield apparently used a mixture of methods as a way of assessing character. For example, he is said to have remarked upon the fact that, using both Western and Chinese astrology, Kim Philby was a “Capricornian Pig”: see https://www.amazon.co.uk/Biography-Sir-Maurice-Oldfield/dp/0356104001. [Caveat: not everyone regards Deacon as the most veracious writer on the subject(s) of espionage and intelligence, but his books are interesting and original; see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_McCormick].

John le Carre [David Cornwell] had one of his characters call “Control” (the head of the Secret Service in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy), “a positive serpent“. Oldfield was certainly (one reads) a very complex character, probably one model for le Carre’s character, “Smiley”. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Oldfield;

In that Western/Chinese conflation, I would be a “Virgoan Monkey”! Western (sun in) Virgo, Chinese Monkey (Fire Monkey, 1956).

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I might not agree with all of that lady’s superficial political views, but her experience of having turned a typically near-treeless Irish landscape into something beautiful and productive is worth examination.

“We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children”— 14 words…

[“Because the beauty of the White Aryan woman must not perish from the Earth”]

Latest news from the war on free speech being figureheaded by Sara Khan [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sara_Khan_(activist)]. See below:

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