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Wednesday, 31 March 2021

DICK DEFENDED....PARR FOR THE COURSE

Criticism of the Met is 'appalling' according to  Inspector Parr from Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Coppers. 

Matt says we weren't there so would not know if his colleagues bullied and pushed to the ground women on Clapham Common. He and Dick call us 'armchair critics'!

Poor Matt is very angry and is currently suing Priti Patel for...guess what? Race and Gender discrimination! 

Poor old hard done by Matt!

Evidently, his predecessor who is black and a woman was paid £185,000 a year whilst poor old Matt has to scrape by on a mere £145k. 

No wonder the country is bust if we pay clowns like this lot the same as Boris the Buffoon!

I wonder what excuse he will give the Met for allowing a psychopathic police officer to run around London with a loaded Heckler and Koch plus Glock....one supposes it will be the usual bullshit of "Lessons will be learned".

Under the 'leadership of Dick and her Common Purpose pals the reputation of the Met has never been lower. 


HSBC CLAIMS TO BE 'CHANGING THE FORMAT OF CUSTOMER SERVICE'...WATCH YOUR BRANCH CLOSE DOWN!

HSBC is the preferred bank for money launderers and drug syndicates. 

It is also in the pockets of the corrupt elite running China so when one gets a letter from this dirty bank telling you it is 'changing the format of its customer service' you know it will mean even lousier levels of service.

HSBC is closing down most of its branches in K&C so the old and decrepit like the Dame will have to go miles to take out their 'widow's mite'.

This is a thoroughly disreputable Communist Party of China-linked bankster and reputable people should avoid it.

Monday, 29 March 2021

BAILEY=AN OPPORTUNITY MISSED

Shaun Bailey's pitch to Conservative Party leadership was, in essence, "I am black and come from the ghetto"

Had anyone taken the trouble to do a modicum of research they would have found that the 'ghetto' he talked of was a rather attractive area of town where houses sell for around £1.7m.

The only thing he got right was that he was black.

The Dame was once persuaded by a friend to have a sandwich with Bailey. He subjected her to a 60-minute monologue and asked not one question. 

He has managed to alienate three important news sources in this part of London and that takes a Herculean effort.

THINK had this to say about the buffoon Click Here and the acerbic Steeples Times hauled him over the coals over his idiotic remarks about COKE USE

The Conservative Party made a massive miscalculation in backing this man. 

His appalling record as one of the laziest members of the London Assembly should have been a warning that Bailey was an insubstantial dud.






Sunday, 28 March 2021

TEN YEARS FOR WOLF WHISTLING SAYS MET

Thank Goodness for our Metropolitan Police....so full of commonsense.

Often the Dame attracts wolf whistles from gentlemen high up on scaffolding as she saunters in the Spring sunshine.


This is Assistant Commissioner Louisa Rolfe. 

She works for the useless Met Commissioner Dick. 

Keen to divert attention from the Met's disgracefully violent behaviour towards women on Clapham Common the idiotic woman is encouraging wolf-whistled women to ring 101 and report the matter. 

The fact there will be no follow-up matters not a jot to her.

But let the Dame give this empty-head some advice.

You, as an Assistant Commissioner, allowed the prime suspect in the killing of Sarah Everard to continue to patrol the streets of London, armed to the teeth, knowing he was mentally unbalanced and off sick from stress.

Don't you dare lecture us about protecting women.

Friday, 26 March 2021

MR PRICE-THOMPSON WANTS TO ENGAGE WITH YOU, DAME

 




Dear Dame

Mr. Price-Thompson is anxious everybody fills in this survey organised by the CfGS (Centre for Governance and Scrutiny) to see how the Council engages with the public.

He has asked that all residents use the survey.

There is not long to go, the deadline is in just over a week, on Wednesday the 31st of March.
You can do it here SURVEY -URGENT

My very best regards to you, dear Dame

Mrs Appleby-Prendergast-Smythe
4, Melbury Court West
Kensington

Wednesday, 24 March 2021

THE MORALS OF A TOMCAT PRIME MINISTER

There is something quite unwholesome about Mr. Johnson. 

He's the sort of chap one can imagine flogging tat in some souk somewhere. 


Johnson's natural habitat

In fact, the Dame would be wary of allowing any vaccine sold by Mr. Johnson to soil her blue blood.

When he came out with this 'banter' during a video call to the 22 Committee we saw the strangeness of the man "The reason we have the vaccine success is because of capitalism, because of greed, my friends."

We should be wary of this man: he has had a judgment bypass.

Every scientist engaged in saving lives should feel disgusted by this oafish Prime Minister.


Sunday, 21 March 2021

DODGY GOINGS ON AT H&F


This boy in the picture is Cllr Culhane. 

His responsibilities at Hammersmith and Fulham Council cover Children and Education.

The Dame has heard from an impeccable source the Council has been advising teachers to skip the vaccination queue by claiming to be carers.

Cllr Cowan, the council leader, needs to come clean and email the Dame with a denial.

Saturday, 20 March 2021

THE END OF THE STORY FOR THE KENSINGTON FORUM AS DENTONS WITHDRAW ON BEHALF OF QUEENSGATE?

 

CLICK ON IMAGE TO READ

Jason Kow sounds nervous as he rationalises the decision to develop hotel. May now think he's bought a lemon......

Friday, 19 March 2021

POLITICAL SCOUNDRELS

"Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel" .......

.......so said the great Doctor Johnson. 

Were he to be in a Fetter Lane coffee house with the Dame this morning he would have exampled this trio of duds, Robert Jenrick, Grant Shapps, and Gavin Williamson to back up his dictum.

The three are so dire and spivvy they need the embellishments of the Establishment to make them seem what they are clearly not. 

These hypocrites who have so damaged the good standing of this country all like to be seen with a Union Jack or two. 

The 'Child Williamson' even has one of Churchill despite the fact the great man would turn in his grave ever thinking Williamson could be running the country.

The Dame never watches the BBC but she stands foursquare with Mr Stayt and his colleague for 'calling out'.

(The Dame has never 'called out' before so it's an exciting and modern First for her)

The point the two journalists made was a sound one. 

This cynical abuse of the Union Jack is embarrassing.

Wednesday, 17 March 2021

THE CYCLE LANES BANISHED: A VICTORY FOR COMMON SENSE

Well done RBKC....A sensible and well-thought-through decision. 



Pollution generator

Resisting the bullying by TfL with their biased 'research' and threats is what we expect of a strong and resilient council so well done RBKC

Everyone can ignore Pat Mason amusingly described as like a drying machine going round and round and producing a lot of hot air.

Cycle routes are important but not on a main drag like Kensington High St creating standstill traffic and the very worst kind of idling pollution.

Good thinking by the Council to find sensible and alternative ways to accommodate cyclists...SAFELY 


SAVE SAYS STOP IT


 SAVE says NO!


SAVE has stepped in with a damning indictment of plans for this horror in Old Brompton Road.

SAVE SUBMISSION

The opening salvo sets out clearly why the Council need to reject this application

"SAVE Britain’s Heritage objects to the above planning application for the construction of buildings up to nine storeys high partially within the Philbeach Conservation Area and in the setting of a Grade I listed Brompton Cemetery Registered Park & Garden and conservation area. We consider the scale of the buildings proposed to be excessive for such a sensitive historic setting and, if built, would substantially harm the character and setting these designated heritage assets. The plans, therefore, contravene local and national planning policy for the protection of Kensington and Chelsea’s historic environment, and we call on the Local Planning Authority to refuse planning permission. "

POOR OLD LONDON DESERVES BETTER THAN A FAUX GHETTO BOY AND A JUNIOR MUMMER

Now that the Conservative Party has decided to de-fund Shaun Bailey for being 'the worst candidate in history' it's time to ponder why the greatest city in the world manages only to attract the scrapings of the barrel to be its mayor.

Other UK cities manage to attract reasonable mayors: how is it London can only pull in the likes of Khan, Bailey, Fox and Rose?

Bailey has been consistently lampooned over the years by the Dame and the Steeples Times HERE 

Yet, because he is black and misleadingly claimed to be 'from the ghetto', he enthralled the likes of Cameron and Johnson with his nonsensical views. It was patronising to think that because he was black, black voters would take him seriously. 

The Dame had a sandwich with him years ago and thought him a total tosser. 

And, talking of tossers along comes Laurence Fox, a junior mummer, whose sole contribution to the London debate is to cover the city with statues of  VC's....

All laudable stuff but hardly relevant to the issues facing a global mega city. 

So, that leaves us with the utterly hopeless 'Khan't do anything right'

It need not have been like this had the Conservative Party chosen someone of stature to win the Mayoralty.



Tuesday, 16 March 2021

THE COMING OF THE POLICE STATE

It seems anyone connected with our police force loves dressing up in specially made costumes. At the top is Dame Dick sporting a £4,000 'creation' from Messrs Gieves and Hawes. It's getting like the Third Reich!

Below is Pitiful Patel modelling her own blouson tastefully embroidered with 'Home Secretary' in case the loudmouth went unrecognised. 

Not to be outdone, is the £100 k a year Police and Crime Commissioner, Lord 'Silly Willy' Bach. Willy had his own outfit made up so everybody might know who the nincompoop was.

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A DICTATORIAL TORY FOREIGN SECRETARY TELLS US TO BE 'OBEDIENT'

 Dominic Raab tells us that we must be 'obedient'.

His family fled Nazi Germany where people were also told to be obedient.

Raab clearly does not understand the majority of people in this country get very nervous when they hear petty politicians like him telling us we must be 'Obedient to the State'.



A traveller gathering and no sign of police or 'obedience!


It's interesting to note that when it comes to mass gatherings of gypsies/travellers the police and government fail to enforce 'obedience' and hide away.

Probably terrified of the consequences of taking on gypsies and travellers.....women are so much easier.....

Monday, 15 March 2021

TfL AND ITS DODGY AND EXPENSIVE 'RESIDENTS' SURVEY


NO TO THIS!


ICM was paid a great deal of London taxpayer's money to give TfL the answer it wanted. 

When a public body organises a 'consultation' the questions will be 'fixed' to back up the results they want. 

In this case, TfL wanted the reinstatement of the hated, pollution-creating, and unused cycle lanes.

Residents were vociferous in their hatred of cycle lanes so it was interesting to look at the guts of how ICM carried out questioning and the perfidious 'result' that 56% of residents wanted reinstatement.

A person questioned reported she was never told the survey related to the cycle lane. 

She said, "The first question asked whether I would like to see cycling made safer for cyclists in London; the next, whether I thought putting a physical barrier between cyclists and traffic would make cycling safer!

She went on, "The obvious answer is yes, which is how I guess they got their positive responses. 

All very disingenuous. Only later that they asked how close to Kensington High street I lived!"

If you do not want the Kensington High Street cycle lane replaced following the 17th March meeting (given how bad traffic and pollution from standstill traffic was last time, even in the November lockdown) then please write to the council, however briefly. Leadershipteam@rbkc.gov.uk and activetravel@rbkc.gov.uk


AS USEFUL AS A DOOR MATT

 

Little big man

This funny-looking little fella is Matt Twist. 
Matt's a Gold Commander at the Met. 
He's also a Gold Standard dimwit.

Little Matt was the big fellow responsible for allowing the police to violently manhandle women trying to hold a peaceful vigil on Clapham Common. 

Worse, Matt was also in charge of the multi-million pound VIP paedophile investigation that ruined the lives of so many upstanding men.

In business, an idiot like Twist would have been fired ages ago but the Masonic Met looks after it's own. 

It won't be long before this useless little man gets a K


Sunday, 14 March 2021

THE ROLE OF THALASSITES

click to see the viewing numbers......

2,370 residents viewed the Dame's blog on the threat-now removed, to Portobello Market.

Some comments asked what Cllr Thalassites had to do with quietening the storm. 

The comment below explains the role Thalassites and certain officers played to bring reason to bear.

Thalassites may be young but he has a wise head on his shoulders.

Another point to bear in mind. If you are encircled with good officers leading a council is not rocket science: it just requires good judgement.

When you have a greedy, inept and quite stupid leader like ex Cllr Pooter-Cockell leading you breed trouble.

Anyway, the Dame leaves you with this comment......

An explanation. In part in response to the government's covid recovery plan, ten Portobello hospitality businesses simultaneously applied for licences to place tables and chairs in the street in the middle of Portobello market, up to 11.5 hours a day 7 days a week. The pubs etc were understandably keen to recover their financial losses due to lockdown. The furniture was to be placed out during market hours; sweeping away Portobello market. Even now, details of this plan remain unknown.

All ten licences were expected to slip quietly through RBKC's licensing system. Fortunately, the plot was discovered in the nick of time. The traders were furious. Neither the town hall nor the businesses had been warned that the project was, as well as being ethically unacceptable, unlawful in respect of the London Local Authorities Act 1952 etc.

RBKC's markets are Cllr Faulks' responsibility. Her sole contribution to the resulting uproar seems to have been to tell the street traders to adjust to the new reality. Rebellion was in the air!

Then after a few days of rising anger, Cllr Thalassites - responsible for roadways - simply wrote a brief letter to a member of the public. In doing so, he cut through the impending chaos. Certain RBKC officers also did their duty to the public. It is now understood that Portobello street dining will be an evening affair; an added attraction after the world famous market has closed for the day. Largely thanks to Cllr Thalassites reason has triumphed.



Saturday, 13 March 2021

YET ANOTHER DICK BLUNDER....

Stop Press

It seems the Dame was ahead of herself. Today's papers report widespread fury at police violence on the Common. Calls for the resignation of Dick are coming from all quarters...Left, Right and Centre politicians. Even her Common Purpose friends cannot save this hopeless woman now.


One puzzles as to why the Metropolitan Police were so determined to close down the vigil on Clapham Common and to do so in such a violent manner?


Out of her depth

Could it have anything to do with a deep sense of well-deserved embarrassment one of their own was allowed to continue to wander the streets of London armed to the teeth whilst suffering from stress-related illness?

What would have been a well-organised event was halted on the direct orders of Dick; the woman is an utter disgrace without an ounce of sound judgment. 

In just a few days she has done so much to damage the standing of the Metropolitan Police Service

Dick is a driving force behind the Common Purpose organisation. You read about these sinister people HERE

BAILEY TO BE OUT FOXED

When the Dame needs lifting out of the Slough of Despond she turns to the Steeples Times and This is North Kensington.

They poke fun at the idiot Mayoral Candidate, Shaun Bailey, in the most caustically amusing way.

The editor of the ST is a racing man and he presents Bailey's running form here Disaster   

This is North Kensington also has the measure of the man and produced this photograph of Shaun flogging mobile phones



The Dame has written several times to Bailey in his capacity as a £70k a year AM member but never gets a reply. 

His aide told the Dame, "Shaun never replies to anyone"

Maybe he is unable to write?

Love or hate Laurence Fox he will annihilate the dimwitted Bailey.


Friday, 12 March 2021

THALASSITES DEFUSES A EXPLOSIVE SITUATION


This comment below is a spot-on assessment of Thalassites. 

He has a pragmatic approach to problem-solving and that is a welcome shift.

The Dame has often paid tribute to some of the new crop of Conservative councillors and Thalassites will be an excellent leader of this new generation

He likes to see things in the round. He is just the leader we need....a man for all seasons and all residents.

He can be very sure of the Dame's support when he is ready to throw his hat into the ring.


 "The latest update on this story is that, despite entering the fray only yesterday, young Cllr Johnny Thalassites immediately acted to suggest an equitable way forward for all parties. Certain officers have also risen to the occasion. Such individuals are to be congratulated; as is the Dame, without whose guidance such a promising position may not have been reached in time."

THE HORNET CLIMBS TO 1400 UNIQUE DAILY VIEWS....AND RISING

 



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THE END OF THE MOST USELESS MET COMMISSIONER OF MODERN TIMES OR WILL 'LESSONS WILL HAVE BEEN LEARNED'?


What will it take to loosen the grip of this appallingly useless Met Commissioner?

If she did not know the Prime Suspect in a kidnapping and killing was an armed police officer she should have done.

If she did yet still allowed him to wander around London with a loaded Heckler and Koch plus a sidearm she needs her bloody head seen to...

All that 'Common Purpose' rubbish she promotes has softened her brain.

Time to go....Dick....and fast.

Thursday, 11 March 2021

A POLICE PRESENCE IN NORTH KENSINGTON IS A 'NO BRAINER'




With Notting Hill Carnival and Portobello Market a police presence there is a 'No Brainer' 



Dear All,

Work has begun on trying to retain a police presence in North Kensington.

As you might be aware Royalty Studios is due to close and consultation begins in June and Notting Hill Station is earmarked for sale.

Despite a number of attempts MOPAC  has failed to engage with police or local groups on this.

We suspect this is a delaying tactic until after the Mayoral elections and they have said consultations will start in June. 

Sadly, we have the experience of NH police station 'consultation' clear in our memories and how that was not in any way a 'consultation we, therefore, feel we need to take action sooner rather than later on this.

Today, two petitions are live.

One has been started by Felicity Buchan MP and the other a core working group.

We want to keep Party Politics out of this, the main point is the need for a police presence in North Kensington.

As an interested party, please sign either of the petitions if you want to maintain a police presence in North Kensington. And, please send this to whoever might have an interest in signing it.

FELICITY BUCHAN PETITION

PETITION


 

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

IN THE DAYS OF POOTER COCKELL THE DAME WAS A NON PERSON


Reader Stats today click on image to enlarge

That foolish dimwit, Sir Merrick 'Pooter' Cockell warned councillors and officers never to read the Hornet's Nest. 

However seven thousand taxpayers a week read it and giggled over hotel dry cleaning bills for his giant-sized Y fronts and other giant ex's.

Just imagine what the readership might be were the Dame ever to stop turning her aristocratically retrousse nose up at new-fangled social media?

The Dame often alerted her media chums so Pooter and his vile greed was read about by millions. As a result, the Dame stopped him settling his fat backside on the red leather benches of the Lords.

That was a win-win for democracy.

When the Dame called up the Council's Comms Dept and mentioned she was from the Hornet the PR 'child' there innocently inquired, "what is the Hornet's Nest"....she probably thought it a 'new wave' aggro-punk group.

Come on, Price-Thompson...communicate and embrace the old Dame!

The blog on Portobello Market reached 800 views. 

You should have been responding and reacting rather than allowing a councillor to hang out to dry. 

You cost, with salary, pension and other costs £180,000 a year at a time when councils are going bust. Give some value!




Friday, 5 March 2021

A VERY PRICY PR MAN


 

The Dame knows just a bit about PR. 

In her younger, more dynamics days, she founded what is now a rather large international communications group.

So when she sent the Council's £150k a year PR man a missive she assumed he would be pleased to 'influence' a blog that daily is read by around 800-1500 RBKC residents.

Not a bit of it... Mr Price-Thompson has his own agenda.

His agenda is to spend hundreds of thousands of pounds of our money on publications put unread into council recycling bags: it's called vertical integration.

The Council is now spending well over £700,000 a year on 'communications'. 

That is a budget not dissimilar to that of a FTSE 100....quite incredible.

Nick? A word of advice...a local blog reaching your precise target audience is one you should cultivate not blank!


Thursday, 4 March 2021

AN AWFUL UNLAWFUL END TO PORTOBELLO MARKET?



Dear Dame


As protector of the downtrodden could you please publish this? 

Your 'blog is now the 'go to' source for news of 
dark doings in our Royal Borough......

.....it has long been noted that RBKC is a place beyond the reach of the law of the land. 
While the ghosts of Grenfell Tower are still not at peace RBKC has conceived yet another way to rid itself of more of the largely BAME lower classes in nearby Portobello Market.

With NO public consultation, RBKC is quietly clearing the way for planning permission to be granted to 
ten Portobello market pubs and restaurants, enabling them to place out tables and chairs on the roadway for evening trade. 
In the main, these are pubs and restaurants owned by huge international companies.

To this end, RBKC has told its market traders they must leave their pitches immediately the international corporate interests demand their spaces. 
This spells the end of Portobello Market and another part of our rich history.

Apart from the simple cruelty of the plan, in true medieval style, RBKC ignores the fact that this is unlawful. 

It’s not a merely a breach of local regulations, but of primary, parliamentary legislation. 
The London Local Authorities Act 1952 as amended, protects the rights of some of the poorest people in society to earn a living.

Cllr Lady Catherine Faulks remains oblivious. 
She recently told the traders they must adjust to the new reality. 
Or perhaps officers in the multiple departments responsible for this outrage omitted to inform councillors of RBKC’s legal position.

As ever, RBKC expects North Kensington's underclass to disappear in silence. 
History shows that RBKC is mistaken. 
Meanwhile, Cllr Faulks will doubtless welcome residents’ views on her position regarding this matter.

In conclusion, never forget that some of Britain's greatest retailers emerged from  a simple market stall...
Marks & Spencers, Tesco, Superdry, Monsoon are just a smattering of retailers who started life in markets like Portobello.


Yours truly
North Ken

THREE POINTLESS CEO'S


The Dame is a great admirer of Mr. Sunak. One day, very soon, she hopes will be our Prime Minister. 

When he does he needs to slash and burn public sector waste. 

In microcosm, this image shows a problem replicated throughout the UK. 

A reader sent this picture of three Civil Enforcement Officers idling away in a quiet backstreet. 

It is outrageous that when money is not available to pay really essential workers there is money to waste on these wastrels. 

One hopes Mr Vennard will get a grip on this sort of mismanagement of expensive resources.