Peter Rhodes - Blog of the Year

Government by ostrich

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on politicians with their heads in the sand, anti-aircraft weapons on eBay and a fateful family centenary.

The tail wags the dog

How HS2 could look

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on a drink-driving dilemma, the return of Benefits Street and how HS2 could derail Tory election hopes.

Yule trip over this

Michael Palin says he's reluctant to make another travel series any time soon

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on festive logs, phone scammers and the Python we'd all love as a neighbour.

Hail, the great philanthropist

The petition claims Tony Blair's legacy in Iraq overshadows his achievements in Africa

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on the sanctification of Tone, bad behaviour in taxis and airbrushing the Troubles from history.

Who'll be the next Twitter-chump?

Emily Thornberry

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on the political perils of social media, the joy of coal and a problem with those glowing fridge magnets

When lamb goes to your head

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on violence in French kitchens, the danger of compassion for all, and coal-shovel etiquette.

Tosh and Twaddle

Rock on – a rockhopper penguin leaps to a new berth

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on religious broadcasting, predictions of Tory meltdown in Rochester and how to herd penguins

We're all journalists now

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on the rise of citizen hacks, the milking of house buyers and how global warming can save lives.

Rosetta – is it worth it?

Germany Europe Comet Landing

Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on the price of space probes, the perfect Christmas gift and a car that speaks Yorkshire.

Hot dogs in the dark

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Blogger of the Year PETER RHODES on cinema manners, the history of bungee jumping and a sinister explanation for smart meters