Does Rolf’s jail term mean fellow inmates must endure his accordion music for almost six years?

July 5, 2014
But fellow inmates would have cause to complain if plays it in jail.

But fellow inmates might have cause to complain if he took it into jail with him.

Rolf Harris hasn’t done quite as well in a British court as a contender to the Maori throne did in a court in this country.

Nevertheless Rolf has been treated more generously than Alf expected. He will be banged up for just five years and nine months (a doddle, really, by the time good behaviour comes into considerations) and the cops have opted not to make the bugger stand trial for possessing a stash of child porn.

Mind you, the jail term was almost immediately referred to the UK’s Attorney General for being ‘unduly lenient’ after concerns were raised by a small number of members of the public.

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All Saints? Nope – these science students were more like a bunch of young devils who tempted a teacher to retaliate

May 1, 2010

Alf is greatly cheered by news that today’s generation of brats don’t get away with it every time they try to bully, defy or provoke their teachers.

What’s more, he is delighted to learn from a report on Stuff that the jury system is alive and well, at least in Britain.

A British teacher who bludgeoned an abusive pupil over the head with a dumbbell during a lesson, shouting “die, die die,” has been cleared of attempted murder.

Peter Harvey, 50, fractured the 14-year-old boy’s skull after the child swore at him during a science lesson last July.

At first blush, walloping the brat over the head with a dumbbell for swearing might seem a tad extreme.

But there was much more to it.
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