The Evil Diaries: “The great Corbyn joke goes on”

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The Evil Diaries: “The great Corbyn joke goes on”

The great Corbyn joke goes on. I haven’t tried it myself but it is possible to join the Labour Party several times over as one’s contribution to Conservatives for Corbyn. More reports please.

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My nephew Thomas stuck his head in yesterday. He lives in California about twenty miles from San Francisco and works for Albourne which is an advisory service in the matter of management of really large portfolios. He runs the international side and, given his background of extensive formal education, presumably brings some success to the execution of his duties. He is cheerfully indifferent to the staggering level of governmental debt around the world. It must be a youth thing.

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Trinity Mirror (TNI) this morning report on the half year to 30th June 2015. It is equivocal in tone but the dividend emerges at 2p. There is no reference to legal expenses arising from damages claimed by victims of phone-hacking. These claims are however still very much there.

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Beximco Pharma (BXP) keeps going up in Dhaka. It is now 71.8 Taka or 59p. This contrasts with the London-quoted GDR price of 19p. There is a 4% yield. It could hardly be simpler.

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A sage in yesterday’s Racing Post pointed out that he had heard it claimed on Radio 4’s Today programme that Peter O’Sullevan who died last week aged 97 was drinking copious quantities of red wine at the age of 95. He told his father, still jogging along at 95. He was uncertain whether this was dietary advice or a warning.

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