No more room! Just Packham in?

Wally, trying his best to highlight overpopulation in the world to today’s children

Chris Packham recently did an interview in the Radio Times focusing on the British animal that should represent the nation, he chose the Barn Owl, good stuff. In this article he talks about his views on overpopulation and what to do about it. It was this that several tabloid newspapers picked up on and ran with that aspect of the interview.

He said “I read the other day that, by 2020, there are going to be 70 Million people in Britain. Let’s face it, that’s too many.”

He was asked whether he thought people should stop having children, and Chris Packham, who has never been one to sit on the fence, said “Yes. Absolutely, I wouldn’t actually penalise people for having too many children, as I think he carrot always works better than the stick. But I would offer them tax breaks for having small families: say, 10 per cent off your tax bill if you decide to stick with just one child. And an even bigger financial incentive if you choose not to have a family at all. ”

The tabloids, of course, sensalionised this with Read more of this post

Don’t be afraid to laugh

Horror Comedies, helping you simultaneously shit and piss yourself since 1978

My first memory of a watching a horror film involved being sent to bed by my mother before the film had even got going. If this was intended as a deterrent, then I can assure you it had the opposite effect, and thus my love of horror movies was born.

The film I was watching, before I was absconded to my room by the matriarchal one, was Read more of this post

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