Fresh Start Foundation buries the evidence

Following our recent post taking Fresh Start Foundation’s Chief Executive Janine Rennie to task for permitting her henchwoman Catriona Selvester free rein online, something extraordinary happened. One by one, Cat’s various social media pages, including her blog, went dark. At the same time, on the main FSF website, the organisation’s list of directors, which once…

Would-be hacker leaves his calling card

It’s been some time since anyone attempted to hack this blog, but this past week we’ve weathered (successfully, we should add) two separate attacks. Granted, they came from the same person, who was apparently quite determined to find a vulnerability. As it happens, the hacker wound up telling us more about himself than he intended…

Why are the bunk peddlars so excited?

It is easy to bunk, but hard to debunk. Anyone who starts bunking will soon fall in with those who deal in claptrap, hokum and plain lies. Between them there may be jealousies, but at bottom there is a fellowship, and the debunker faces a league formed against him. The debunker, on the other hand,…

How not to make death threats

Here’s an important tip for those out there whose preferred method of communication is the death/dismemberment threat: don’t. But if you really feel you must, when writing to your intended victims it’s generally best not to cc the police into the incriminating emails. You see, the law doesn’t think highly of death threats (or threats…

Matt Taylor hits the ‘mute’ button

Yesterday we learned from perennial troofer Andy Devine that not only was his friend John Paterson arrested last week, allegedly for uttering death threats, but Matt Taylor had his collar felt earlier this month. This struck us as odd, but not because it’s unusual for Matt to be arrested. By his own admission, he was arrested…