By Dude Swheatie of the KUWGAlongside the news announcements of the Chancellor's Autumn Budget Statement, the photos of George Osborne seem to have been 'airbrushed' or 'PhotoShopped' to give the appearance of a lean man leading an austere life.
With all the 'planned' cuts in welfare spending, I am reminded of starvation diets. An historical figure who really did go in for an austerity diet was Yorkshireman Lumley Kettlewell. He was reportedly gentle — quite unlike a Con-Dem Cabinet member. Hear what happened to him in the Nick Dow song The Ballad of Lumley Kettlewell.