Tuesday, June 15, 2021

OBSERVERS

Christine Walkden

Christine Walkden describes herself as a “gardener, horticulturist, plantswoman, lecturer, trainer, garden centre advisor, tour leader and guide, broadcaster, writer and photographer”. She is also the patron of a number of organisations and on...

Stinson Hunter (AKA “The Paedophile Hunter””, born Kieren Parsons)

With over 66,000 followers on Twitter, Stinson Hunter is a self-styled online crime fighter.Best known for having appeared on the Channel 4 documentary The Paedophile Hunter in October 2014, Hunter was expelled from three...

James Wong

Ethnobotanist, TV presenter and garden designer James Wong is the author of Grow Your Own Drugs. A graduate of the University of Bath and Kew trained, Wong is a panellist on the BBC’s Gardeners’...

Mhairi Black MP

“Baby of the House” Mhairi Black is the youngest MP since 1880. She is a lesbian, Bible reader and supporter of Partick Thistle Football Club. A Scottish National Party politician, Black beat Douglas Alexander...

Robert Worsley

Termed the “most principled man in Britain”, Robert Worsley turned down a £275 million offer for his farm in 2015.Part of the Locals Against Mayfield Building Sprawl (LAMBS) campaign, Stowe educated Worsley paid £1.7...

Serena Cowdy

Freelance journalist and commentator Serena Cowdy blogs as ‘Cowdy Calling’. She claims she’s “making politics human” and has 1,200 followers on Twitter. London based Cowdy is an Oxford graduate and is said to have...

Julie Burchill

Successfully sued for terming Steven Berkoff “hideously ugly” in 1996, Julie Burchill claims she’d “rather be honest and offend people than lie”. Bristol born and the daughter of a Communist, Burchill believes chavs are...

Michèle, Lady Renouf (born Michèle Mainwaring)

Twice divorced Australian born racist and Holocaust denier Michèle, Lady Renouf began her career as an actress and model. A “truckie’s daughter”, Renouf has described Judaism as a “repugnant and hateful religion” and lived...

Milo Yiannopoulos (Μίλων Γιαννόπουλος, formerly Milo Wagner)

Once described as a “cynical, ignorant f**ker” by Stephen Fry, Milo Yiannopoulos is a gay, Roman Catholic, Greek writer who suggested that “once you get to the Mediterranean the ‘every hole’s a goal’ mentality...

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Boothby KBE (born Robert Boothby, also known as Bob Boothby, 1900 – 1986)

Eton and Oxford educated paedophile Lord Boothby was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Winston Churchill from 1926 to 1929. An advocate of the UK’s entry into the European Community and the subject of This Is...

Amanda Lindhout

This Canadian humanitarian campaigner and journalist became the news herself after being kidnapped, beaten and raped by fundamentalist teens in Somalia in 2008. Released 15 months later, Amanda Lindhout bravely shunned the description “victim”...

Raheem Kassam

This “wildly self-important” “professional wind-up merchant” was recruited as UKIP’s “election strategist” in November 2014. University of Westminster educated Raheem Kassam has been criticised as typifying “style over substance” by the former UKUP MEP...

Lizzie Cornish

Lizzie Cornish is a plainly bonkers Twitter troll who believes that the convicted paedophile Rolf Harris is innocent of his crimes. Devon based Cornish’s handle states: “ROLF HARRIS IS INNOCENT! I'm a woman pissed off by Lying...

Jack Duffin

Hillingdon based Jack Duffin was selected to stand as UKIP’s candidate in Uxbridge and South Ruislip in the May 2015 General Election. Of his Conservative rival, Duffin has stated: “ Johnson is a Bullingdon...

Daniel Topolski (1945 – 2015)

The Oxford educated son of the acclaimed painter Felix Topolski, Daniel Topolski was a champion rower and rowing coach. As finishing coach for the Oxford University Boat Race crew between 1973 and 1987 and...

Joshua Bonehill-Paine

A far-right fanatic and Internet troll, Yeovil based Joshua Bonehill-Paine describes himself as a “nationalist, fascist, theorist and supporter of white rights”. Best known for creating hoaxes, Bonehill-Paine is the founder of a trashy...

Julia Hartley-Brewer

Direct to her core, Birmingham born journalist and broadcaster Julia Hartley-Brewer tweeted: “I know absolutely nothing about the Greek elections. There, I said it. Any other pundits want to admit it too?” to her...

Anthony Watson

Listed as one of Fortune’s ‘40 Under 40’ list of young business leaders and the Financial Times’ fourth most influential gay business leaders list, former Barclays CIO Anthony Watson was also named in The Telegraph’s...

Ann Coulter

When asked to describe herself, Connecticut native Ann Coulter answered: “I’m a Christian first, and a mean-spirited, bigoted conservative second, and don't you ever forget it”. This “pot-stirring” bestselling author and commentator openly admits...

Lord Wei

This English “social reformer” became the first British-born person of Chinese origin to enter the House of Lords in June 2010. A one time advisor to David Cameron’s ‘Big Society’ project and a member...

Ghislaine Maxwell

The favourite child of the crooked newspaper tycoon ‘Bouncing Bob’ Maxwell, New York based Ghislaine Maxwell has been described as “smart, funny, beaut, kind and sarcastic” by a licensed massage therapist turned Palm Beach...

Jill Dando (1961 – 1999)

Somerset born Jill Dando was the greatly respected presenter of the BBC’s Crimewatch between 1995 and 1999. A devout Baptist and “down-to-earth” Fulham resident, Dando unsuccessfully tried to get BBC bosses to investigate an...

Mary Whitehouse CBE (1910 – 2001)

This busybody “social activist” set Britain back years with her campaigns against what she viewed to be the “moral collapse” of the very country in which she was born. Mary Whitehouse rather bizarrely loved...

Chuck Feeney (also known as Charles Feeney)

A somewhat secretive billionaire who wants to go bust in his lifetime: Twice married, New Jersey born Chuck Feeney has dual Irish-American citizenship and founded The Atlantic Philanthropies, one of the largest private foundations...

Tina Brown CBE (alternatively Lady Evans)

The daughter of a film producer and born in Maidenhead, Tina Brown was considered “an extremely subversive influence” and expelled from three boarding schools as a child. Married to the former editor of The...

Gareth Barlow

This blogger turned television presenter bought a herd of Hebridean sheep at the age of 17 and sold them six years later. Reading born Gareth Barlow is also a trained butcher but moved into...

Dr Hyacinth Morgan (1885 – 1956)

Twice a Labour Member of Parliament (1929 – 1931 and 1940 – 1955) and bizarrely sharing a Christian name with television’s Mrs Bucket, Dr Hyacinth Morgan was a doctor and Labour politician who was...

Jessica Gibson

A graduate of Newcastle University, Jessica Gibson blogs as The Travelista and is group editor for The Nth Degree Club. She loves adventure and won a highly commended prize at the Cosmo Blog Awards...

Diane Abbott MP (Member of Parliament for Hackney North and Stoke Newington)

This ridiculous Labour politician proclaimed that “there is no difference between the PKK and ISIS” in October 2014 and tweeted that “white people love playing divide and rule” in 2012. Cambridge educated and the...

Dr Andrew Roberts

The nephew of Christian Roberts, the actor and former owner of the Lone Star in Barbados, Andrew Roberts is a historian and journalist. London born and twice married, Roberts lives in New York and...

Rosie Millard

This Islington based journalist bizarrely proclaimed that the public “need to keep a sense of proportion” over the activities of sex offenders such as Dave Lee Travis in September 2014. Rosie Millard has some...

Carole Malone

To her 3,000 followers on Twitter this malicious media megamouth is just a “Geordie columnist” who came tenth in Celebrity Big Brother in 2007. In October 2014, Malone’s comments prior to the suicide of...

Hugo Rifkind

This Scottish, Jewish journalist and author describes himself to his 48,000 followers on Twitter as a “tireless defender of the weak and watery middle”. The son of the Kensington MP Sir Malcolm Rifkind, Hugo...

Jim Chapman

This English “vlogger” is originally from Norfolk and has gained over 1.7 million subscribers since 2009. Jim Chapman has 920,000 followers on Twitter and became a presenter on the weekly ITV show Viral Tap...

Joanne Coburn (AKA “Jo” Coburn)

The BBC’s Jo Coburn is one of the presenters of the Daily Politics. This experienced London based political sage has some 7,000 followers on Twitter and was educated at the University of Manchester and...

Kate Williams

Oxford educated Kate Williams is an expert on royal history. A television presenter and author, Williams has over 10,000 followers on Twitter and has been described as “an outstanding talent” by Matthew D’Ancona. She...

Miriam O’Reilly

This Irish writer, journalist and presenter describes herself as having “fought ageism at the BBC and won”. Miriam O’Reilly is best known as a BBC Countryfile presenter but successfully sued the Corporation after being...

Chris and Colin Weir

This former Scottish Television cameraman and his ex-nurse wife won £161 million on the EuroMillions lottery in 2011 and “believe that things do happen for a reason, and that with great wealth comes great...

James Foley (1973 – 2014)

This twice kidnapped “man of courage and dignity” was a “miner of truth” who bravely reported from war zones. Photojournalist James Foley was born in Rochester, New Hampshire and killed by a cowardly hooded...

Camila Batmanghelidjh CBE

Larger than life Camila Batmanghelidjh was born in Tehran and was once described as “Britain’s most colourful charity leader”. In 1996, Batmanghelidjh founded Kids Company to help vulnerable youngsters in inner cities, and upto August...

Amanda Platell

This acid tongued Australian harpy was the press secretary to William Hague when he was leader of the Conservative Party. She’s now reverted to journalism and after leaping to the defence of her “dear...

Baroness Warsi

This busybody Baroness served as co-chair of the Conservative Party and then as Foreign Office minister until resigning in August 2014 over her differences with HM Government’s policy over the Israel-Gaza conflict. The first...

Jon Favreau (AKA “Favs” Favreau)

At just 27, this this Winchester, Massachusetts born, die-hard Democrat became the second youngest ever head presidential speechwriter ever on a salary of $172,200 per year (£102,000). Obama’s “mind reader” between 2009 and 2013 likes...

Matt Forde

“Who the f*ck is Matt Forde?” – allegedly the words of Noel Gallagher – are the first thing one encounters on accessing the website of this comedian and one time political advisor to the...

Frank Furedi (born Ferenc Furedi)

This Hungarian “former student radical” and emeritus professor of sociology at the University of Kent argued that historic abuse offences should effectively be swept under the carpet on Newsnight in July 2014. Faversham based...

The Rt. Hon. Margaret Bondfield PC (1873 – 1953)

“The name’s Bondfield, Margaret Bondfield”: This left-winger was the first female Cabinet Minister in the UK and the only woman present at the Accession Council which proclaimed King George VI's accession to the Throne...

Anna Soubry MP

In discussion with UKIP’s Nigel Farage MEP in June 2014, “lighthearted” Soubry suggested that some people who raise concerns about immigration are “frankly racist”. Immediately disowned by Downing Street, this former television presenter turned...

Tim Walker

The Telegraph’s ‘Mandrake’ columnist is a man not afraid to take on the establishment. Together with his now former colleague Richard Eden, Walker’s diary extensively featured stories about the charitable activities of Lady Meyer...