Phrases come and go in the inevitable manner that denim will change its shape and colour – Bleached, pockets, stonewashed, ripped, baggy, tight, ripped again, boot cut ect. At last we seem to being seeing the back of the much loved ‘Whatever’, a term thought to show a complete lack of interest in the coolest… Continue reading The future of this country
By the end of today hunting with dogs will be banned in England and Wales, bringing success to the League Against Cruel Sports 80 year campaign against Fox hunting. What small resemblance of a democracy we have in this country has finally stood up to the establishment and outlawed a cruel and barbaric pastime, a… Continue reading How does it feel now Countryside Alliance?
Despite my earlier comments about the Countryside Alliance, I was inspired and almost impressed to see people causing havoc outside Parliament today. I may not agree with the reasoning behind their cause, but I must concede some admiration for their ability to let politicians, and the country as a whole, realise the depths of their… Continue reading We’ll fight them in the streets
Yesterday two completely different audiences watched two aspects of our country highlighting the enormous prevailing gap in our increasingly polarised society. Last night of the proms provided a group of hopelessly misguided, and without meaning to sound to bitchy, universally ugly white middle England types with the annual opportunity for gratuitous flag waving. The celebrating… Continue reading BBC Last night of the BNP
The new Wembley stadium already looks awesome with its imposing arch that will eventually hold up the stands. It will be the biggest football stadium in the world and once completed will surely be the pride of the nation, personally I can’t wait for it to be finished. However there is of course the usual… Continue reading The old Wembley was crap
Sometimes things come along at just the right moment and this summer it’s Amir Khan, the 17 year old Olympic boxer from Bolton. At a time when negative tabloid hysteria regarding Islam must have reached fever pitch, up pops a genuinely talented young man to front it all with dignity, style and attitude. Amir’s conduct… Continue reading Amir Khan, a proper name for a boxer
Do you ever get the feeling that war has somehow become acceptable part of western life? This got me thinking the other day, dangerous as that might be, about where the horrific violence of war gained itself such a good reputation. Maybe it was World War 2, the clean cut epic struggle of good against… Continue reading War is not heroic
It was my cousin Paul’s stag night last weekend in Bournemouth, me Ben and Chris decided to camp at a site near Poole both to save money and show off our latest camping gadgets. Chris has a superb frame tent, freestanding cooker with grill, additional gas hob, sturdy aluminium table, chairs and various different lamps… Continue reading Pauls stag night
A person can become saturated with their own greed, it’s the point where the interest in private wealth is lost and its RELATIVITY is increased by keeping the resources of those around them to an absolute minimum. Then instead of a finite figure prosperity can be measured in terms of a ratio, which has a… Continue reading Greed and relativity
Novelty acts have never really done it for me. People (students) who pretend they’re into music smile along happily like they’re ‘Having a larf’, when in fact they simply like sickly tunes of any description and the irony of the novelty act is as good an excuse as any to indulge. I had this in… Continue reading Watch out Snow Patrol, Goldie Lookin’ Chain are coming!