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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Gardening for beginners

May 25th, 2012 - 09:13 am

The news that the UK economy shrank last quarter faster than previously estimated was surely no great shock to anyone but those jolly Bullingdon Boys. Dave’s message has shifted subtly from “austerity is good for you” to “austerity is good … Continue reading


This entry was written by andydavey, posted on May 25th, 2012 at 09:13 am, and filed under Uncategorized and tagged , , , ,

The euro crisis made…er…simple.

May 15th, 2012 - 11:21 am

Reports back from Bond-style commando journos who have spied inside the command HQ cave, deep in a mountain inside the…er…Reichstag say that the first signals of Greece’s release from the chains of the euro have been seen. Is this a … Continue reading


This entry was written by andydavey, posted on May 15th, 2012 at 11:21 am, and filed under Uncategorized and tagged , , , ,

Greece and the Eurozone – a cartoonist’s view from ground-zero-Athens

May 07th, 2012 - 15:05 pm

Top Greek cartoonist and all round good egg Michael Kountouris kindly agreed to write a short series of blog articles (translated by his wife, Athena) for www.procartoonists.org (@procartoonists) about the situation in his country following the economic crisis. His moving … Continue reading


This entry was written by andydavey, posted on May 07th, 2012 at 15:05 pm, and filed under Uncategorized and tagged

Screams, polls and pasties

May 06th, 2012 - 14:28 pm

As if anyone should care, I rather pompously vowed years ago never to draw a pastiche of The Scream as it had been so overused as everyone’s go-to image for the modern condition of alienation. But hey! What are rules … Continue reading


This entry was written by andydavey, posted on May 06th, 2012 at 14:28 pm, and filed under Uncategorized and tagged , , , , ,

firewalls and floaters

May 02nd, 2012 - 10:35 am

There’s been much talk of political “firewalls” recently. Little Adam Smith was Culture Sec Jeremy Hunt’s firewall, although he proved to be expendable. Jeremy is doubtless now feeling the heat of the inferno surrounding his house of cards. He is … Continue reading


This entry was written by andydavey, posted on May 02nd, 2012 at 10:35 am, and filed under Uncategorized and tagged , , ,