The two of us behind the Heckler project are going to be away for four nights from tomorrow (Monday 21.9). This is the first break we’ve had in over a year. Nothing at all fancy – just a caravan site on Sussex coast. So, this will be the last blog post on here until Friday… Read More Time to pause and reflect
Sigh, we did say this would happen… We take absolutely no pleasure in being proved right:( If enough people are aware of what’s being done to us, this can be resisted… This is from the Big Brother Watch Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/bigbrotherwatch 🚨NEW: A law is in force *today* requiring venues to collect our personal… Read More Inevitable:(
On Saturday 19 September, there was another anti-lockdown / anti-new normal protest that took place in Trafalgar Square London. This report from the i is typical of the way the mainstream media covered the protest: Police and protestors clash at ‘hostile and violent’ anti-lockdown demonstration in Trafalgar Square. Basically focusing on questionable speakers and also… Read More The problem with distractions…
The online edition of D.i.Y.Culture #12 can be downloaded from here PLEASE NOTE – For the best viewing experience, we recommend that you download the PDF of DiY Culture No.12 from DropBox to your PC/laptop/phone. “The schools we go to are reflections of the society that created them. Nobody is going to give you the… Read More D.i.Y.Culture #12 is now online
There are unintended / ignored / swept under the carpet consequences of the drive to get people wearing face masks to try and contain the coronavirus. Namely that they’re becoming a major source of pollution that directly causes harm to wildlife. This was becoming an issue back in the summer as this report details: Face… Read More A little request for the virtue signallers and face mask naggers…
What the title says – all memes originally published on Corona Virus Insanity Memes. CW – the content of this FB group may not be to everyone’s taste!
Dave – the editor Back in May on our sister project, Alternative Estuary, we published this piece eulogising the value of being able to access open space during lockdown: Reflections on the value of a park. The park in question is on the western edge of Stanford-le-Hope and was created from part of an old… Read More Contested spaces…
As of Monday 14 September, ostensibly in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19, the number of people from multiple households who can gather together for social occasions, indoors or outdoors, has been reduced to six. There are however, exceptions to that which are explained here: England’s ‘rule of six’: the limits on socialising… Read More Will the ‘rule of six’ be a licence to snitch?
We’ve had a little bit of stick about this rant we posted up a few days ago on having to own a smartphone to be able to function in society – How the f**k did we sleepwalk to this point? It’s pretty much on the cards that we’ll have to have some kind of CovidPass… Read More F.A.O. technophile ‘anarchists’ and ‘radicals’
Here’s the 20th online crisis edition of the Heckler. PLEASE NOTE – For the best viewing experience, we recommend that you download the PDF of the Heckler from DropBox to your PC/laptop/phone. As you can see from the front page editorial, just as we thought there may be a slight glimmer of light as we… Read More Heckler Online Edition No.20