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Broken Britain?

September 9, 2014


Is Britain and the United Kingdom on the Verge of Splitting? Britain. A land of myth and legend, of war and peace, of invaders and settlers. It has the fastest growing language in the world and has spread its influence almost everywhere through culture and language. Famous writers include Shakespeare,Rabbie Burns, and Dylan Thomas, to […]

Robin Williams 1951-2014

August 12, 2014


And another bright light has gone Taken by the reaper Far too early ended his song But he don’t care for either Robin Williams, one of the funniest men alive and probably my favourite besides Rik Mayall, has died of an apparent and suspected suicide. The news was reported in the early hours of this […]

Why I Hate Football

July 6, 2014


So the Football World Cup is in full swing to many people’s delight and others inward groans, mine included. Even with England apparently out people are still interested in it. So why do I hate football then? I don’t use that word lightly either. I mean it with a passion. With an almost vehemence-like attitude […]

Rik Mayall: 7 March 1958 – 9 June 2014

June 9, 2014


Today had started off well until I started reading Twitter, the fastest news feed there is that can make you laugh, rise to anger or cry. Sadly today it is pretty much the latter. British comedy legend Rik Mayall known for the Comic Strip Presents, Young Ones, Bottom, the New Statesman, Blackadder, Jonathan Creek, and […]

St. George, the Dragon and Patriotism

April 23, 2014


Saint George‘s Day, a day when England shows its pride in being English and everything England. The day always brings a smile to my face every year at all the so-called patriotism of those people who ‘celebrate’ this day and the irony of it all. The same goes for St Patrick and Ireland as he […]

Why Do People Lie?

March 12, 2014


O what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive. Sir Walter Scott, Marmion, 1808 Why do people Lie? This is a huge question that has some bewilderingly frustrating answers. I hate the act of lying for one lie breeds another until you don’t know what’s true anymore. It can have damaging […]

News Reviews 5

March 10, 2014


I’ve not done one of these in a while and there’s been much to rant about in the news over the past few weeks so here’s my jumbled views on what’s been happening in the UK and the world over the past few days and weeks. Unemployment down by 7.2% Here we go again. The […]