Archive for July, 2013

Cliché city

This morning BusyBody was talking about OldSmoothie and the female judge he appeared in front of yesterday. “Apparently they go a long way back,” she said raising an eyebrow. “What? You mean they had an affair at college?” said The Vamp. “As opposed merely to going ‘way back’, I suppose?” said TheBusker. “Exactly. That would […]

July 29, 2013 ¬∑ Tim Kevan ¬∑ Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons,29th July 2013

This cartoon is by¬†Alex Williams¬†who draws the¬†Queen‚Äôs 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 his cartoons for sale at ¬£120 for originals and ¬£40 for […]

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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons,22nd July 2013

This cartoon is by¬†Alex Williams¬†who draws the¬†Queen‚Äôs 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 his cartoons for sale at ¬£120 for originals and ¬£40 for […]

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Alternative advice for pupils in court

With all the pupils now up and on their feet in court, TheCreep has taken to lecturing them at every opportunity and he was doing so again at chambers tea yesterday. “There’s something of the pupil fancier about TheCreep,” said OldSmoothie. “I think it has something to do with the fact that they’re the only […]

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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons,15th July 2013

This cartoon is by¬†Alex Williams¬†who draws the¬†Queen‚Äôs 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 his cartoons for sale at ¬£120 for originals and ¬£40 for […]

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Conspiracy in chambers

Much chat this morning in the clerks’ room about Slick the modernising QC and his mini-me Slicklet. “Slick’s started making waves,” said OldSmoothie to HeadClerk. “He’s gathered together a few of the disaffected hangers-on in chambers and is really pumping out the bile against you.” “Let them hate so long as they fear,” said HeadClerk. […]

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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons,8th July 2013

This cartoon is by¬†Alex Williams¬†who draws the¬†Queen‚Äôs 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 his cartoons for sale at ¬£120 for originals and ¬£40 for […]

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The charm of the bar

“The biggest problem for TheCreep is that however hard he works and however many people he creeps his way up to, he fundamentally doesn’t have what it takes to be a successful barrister,” said OldSmoothie today. “And what’s that?” asked TheVamp. “Ambition and greed,” said TheVamp. “Charm, or at least a certain charisma,” said OldSmoothie. […]

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