Archive for October, 2011

Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 31st October 2011

This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including Lawyers Uncovered. He also does the cartoons for BabyBarista and has had two more excellent books published recently: 101 Ways to Leave the Law and 101 Uses for a Useless Banker. He offers almost all of […]

October 31, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: ’12 Angry Men – This is how you deal with prejudice.’

October 29, 2011 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Who is the stupidest judge in the country?

“I was reading the introduction to the government’s new Ogden tables the other day,” said TheCreep. “Well, that comes as no surprise,” said BusyBody. “Night time reading, I presume.” “Yes, I imagine he also counts judges leaping over benches as a means of getting to sleep,” said OldSmoothie. “Which is better than you counting female […]

October 28, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: ‘The Man Who Planted Trees’ by Jean Giono

An allegorical tale, urging readers to rediscover the harmonies of the countryside and prevent its wilful destruction. Available from Amazon.co.uk

October 26, 2011 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Launch of ‘The Queen’s Counsel Official Lawyers Handbook’

At Daunt Books in Marylebone High Street last Thursday  evening, Times cartoonist Alex Williams celebrated the launch of his  latest book The Queen’s Counsel Official Lawyers Handbook, a satirical guide to the perils and pitfalls of a career in law. Alex was (briefly) a barrister, before  fleeing the law to become a Hollywood animator, but […]

October 25, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 24th October 2011

This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including Lawyers Uncovered. He also does the cartoons for BabyBarista and has had two more excellent books published recently: 101 Ways to Leave the Law and 101 Uses for a Useless Banker. He offers almost all of […]

October 24, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Sponsored blog post: Prepare for battle with the ICLR case reports…

OldSmoothie was once again lecturing (or is that lechering) the pupils in chambers tea today. “Whenever I’m getting ready for court, I always visualise it as getting ready for battle.” “So I assume you’d start with the belt of truth around your waist?” said BusyBody taking up the theme. “Exactly that,” said OldSmoothie. “And then […]

October 23, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: ‘Ally McBeal Kung Fu Fighting’

October 22, 2011 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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RebeccasReads review of ‘Law and Peace’

Very many thanks to RebeccasReads for reviewing my new book Law and Peace. You can read the review here or below. You can buy the book at Amazon.co.uk The title of this book is a misnomer? With law and lawyers how can peace ever prevail…and more importantly how can lawyers live in a world of […]

October 21, 2011 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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October 20, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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