A silent TV news screen high on the wall in a crowded and noisy Christmas pub prompted the barked question "Isn't that bloody man in prison yet?". No, it wasn't Anjem Choudary but Bloody Blair, trying for yet another comeback and desperate for media attention. And the questioner was a normally calm and emollient QS, which means my own dislike of the greasy toad has now gone mainstream. Excellent.
Blair is back in the UK this week for an appearance before the Commons' Foreign Affairs Select Committee tomorrow - with indications that MP members are unlikely to be kind to the bloody butcher over his links, financial and otherwise, to the previous Libyan regime. Parliament TV will give us every second of his grilling for those wanting something entertaining to watch over the weekend ...
..and one already serving life
A civil claim by Lee Rigby killer Adebolajo for having all his front teeth knocked out in prison must surely be doomed to failure - if not on primary grounds then on the basis that young men without front teeth enjoy an enhanced earnings capacity in the internal economies of our prisons, and Adebolajo has a lifetime of service before him.