Julie Burchill is not a Chav

I’ve always had a lot of respect for Julie Burchill. Her uncompromising opinions, stinging criticisms and fantastic use of the English language make for exiting and funny reading. I stopped reading the Guardian when she stopped writing for it, her hilarious critique of the middle classes seemed like the only thing keeping the paper in… Continue reading Julie Burchill is not a Chav

Valentines Day

Okay, so it’s Valentines Day. The tabloids brim with pictures of blonde models in red underwear, holding roses in their mouths. The shops are full of people pushing and shoving their way to the till (Push pigs), clutching some crap for their partners to litter their homes with. The BBC are scheduling a program about… Continue reading Valentines Day

Charles and Camilla

It’s difficult to know from which angle to approach the Charles and Camilla announcement, recently I’ve taken to insults and abuse which achieves little apart from making me feel better in what is essentially a struggle that will probably never succeed. Don’t get me wrong, he’s still a self serving gormless twat, and she’s just… Continue reading Charles and Camilla

Three minute silence?

Don’t get me wrong, I like the idea of a period of collective thought, a moment to reflect on recent catastrophic events, It’s just that the whole three minutes silence thing is a bit too arbitrary. For instance, we had a silence after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, but not for the earthquake in Iran last… Continue reading Three minute silence?

Question time in Miami

I’m watching Question time which this evening is being broadcast from Miami in The United States. It doesn’t work quite so well there as the Audience can’t grasp the concept of one person talking at a time, which is a shame because it’s turned into a barroom shouting match. It’s a shame to hear the… Continue reading Question time in Miami