Author: Roger Winterbottom

Despite studying classics at university, Roger has somehow managed to avoid becoming prime minister. Technologist and coder by day, he spends his spare time trying to scrape humour from the political barrel. Or at least he would do if the dog would leave him alone for five minutes.

British Super Politics League

Roger Winterbottom
super league

Satire from the pen of Roger Winterbottom … following in the footsteps of the proposed football Super League, the Conservatives are set to form their own British Super Politics League. “Live local and propser” is their newest catchphrase, but they can’t seem to apply this to social care; instead levelling up seems to mean increasing the number of local food banks.

Run with the Fox

Roger Winterbottom
Fox Freedom of Speech

Is there an oppressed minority on the political right who have been dominated into silence? Will no-one stand up for them? Cometh the hour, cometh the Fox. Roger Winterbottom wonders what it is they really want to say.

Johnson the obsessed Dalek

Roger Winterbottom

Roger Winterbottom wonders whether Boris Johnson is an experiment in a new field in robotics and machine learning: Artificial Gormlessness. Can he pass the Turing test and convince us that he’s human?


Operation Close Stable Door

Roger Winterbottom

To demonstrate the urgency of the government action, the new border implementation has even been given its own codename: ‘Operation Close Stable Door And By The Way Has Anyone Seen My Horse, I’m Sure I Left It In Here Somewhere’.