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
I picked up a copy of the Sun this morning on the train and had a bit of a read. Interesting to see that today David Blunkett actually had his own column to react to the latest hysteria in Britain’s daily dose of racism. Previous Home Secretaries had to wait and see if Murdoch, or… Continue reading Blunkett gets hot under the collar in the Sun
Have you noticed how adverts have those identifying tags bolted on the end? Just in case you don’t know what brand is lobbying for your trade, you get some highly annoying little phrase or ring tone to hear people repeat to themselves subconsciously. The worst offender is vulgar The Daily Express and it’s little cartoon… Continue reading Express delivery
Well over fifty years ago George Orwell eerily predicted the use of a national lottery game to occupy the proletariat whilst also raising funds for Big Brother. The national lottery 2004. Only poor people play the lottery, fooled into coughing up their hard earned cash by a government that openly admits its dislike for them.… Continue reading The National lottery: The poor mans tax
It was the article on the front page of this mornings Guardian that made me part with 55p, the bloke on the paper stall at Blackfriars tube tried to skank me out of my change by taking the £1 and ignoring me. Like I’m just going to walk away? I honestly didn’t think that sort… Continue reading The bloody G2 section!
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
The concept of celebrity has exploded over the past decade into something of its own industry. Whilst being a footballer or pop star used to allow for a certain amount of star status, now being famous is usually enough to guarantee an individual the position of ‘Celebrity’. For some this is a handy way to… Continue reading A new role for the Windsors