Defensive action on disclosure

Disclosure got a bad name last year when a rape trial was abandoned. Now the CPS has set up a task force to address fundamental anomalies when it comes to bringing a case to court As departures go, Alison Saunders would have hoped for a better one. The last few months of the director of…


“Truth” by Charlie

  Truth What happened to you Truth? You used to stand so tall. And now you hide and skulk in shadows Afraid to take my call. The shining beacon you once were- Now a distant memory. When I needed you by my side. You just abandoned me. You used to be a lion, Powerful and…


Charlie Blog Number 1: Oaths, jealousy, witches and the law.

In a self declared civilised society, there lurks an invisible evil.  It is spreading like a virus; a plague decimating entire families.   It is driven by the worst qualities emanating from human kind: hate, jealousy, malice, dishonesty, narcissism, and fear.   At the same time, a form of brainwashing has taken hold of the majority of…


“Circus” by Charlie

Circus Welcome to the circus You sit right here We have given you A very special chair Right in the middle Don’t be afraid In just a few minutes We’ll begin the parade. We’ll bring in the clowns. See them right there? Piles of paper, Grey wigs for hair. Soon they’ll begin. I bet you…


The thought police turn men into the enemy

Moves to add misogyny to the list of hate crimes are motivated by intolerance and prejudice    The Labour MP Stella Creasy wants to make misogyny a hate crime. Misogyny is defined as hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women. Tomorrow, the Commons will debate Creasy’s amendment to the “upskirting” bill, which would add misogyny…


Women dressed like prostitutes confuse men, claims Maureen Lipman

Maureen Lipman says the #MeToo movement has gone too far Maureen Lipman says the #MeToo movement has gone too far TIMES NEWSPAPERS Women celebrities who dress like prostitutes but complain about male attention are to blame for “confusing” men, Maureen Lipman has claimed. The actress said that the #MeToo movement was “going too far” in vilifying…


“Pees Daddy” by Charlie

    Charlie our Prison resident poet had a visit this week from his wife and 2 year old daughter, whom he hadn’t seen in 6 weeks because of the distance involved as they have to fly 500 miles to visit him. Charlie wrote this after she they left, it’s worth mentioning if you don’t…


Man who said he was victim of VIP child sexual abuse ring charged

Claims by ‘Nick’ led to Met investigating public figures including Leon Brittan and Harvey Proctor  A 50-year-old man has been charged with 12 counts of perverting the course of justice and one of fraud. Photograph: Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images The man whose claims of a VIP paedophile ring sparked a £2m Scotland Yard investigation targeting pillars…


Guilty Until Proven Innocent – Jon Robins

Guilty Until Proven Innocent by Jon Robins Cover Price £12.99 Our Price £8.99 inc. FREE Postage (UK Mainland ONLY) Whenever a miscarriage of justice hits the headlines, it is tempting to dismiss it as an anomaly – a minor hiccup in an otherwise healthy judicial system. Yet the cases of injustice that feature in this book reveal…