The Believer, Mr Brightside, The Professor, Generous John and Gut Truster. These are the betting men, leading the "Ladbrokes life". This group of typical "lads", enjoying some "banter" and getting up to "antics". This few, this happy few, this band of brothers... Sorry, I got carried away there! Anyway, these guys are the new horrendous … Continue reading Life is not a gamble
Do you ever wonder why you even bother? Why you talk about the important stuff, try to get your point across, highlight the fear and prejudice being perpetrated around you, only to go unheard and ignored? Why you try to promote love, only for people to choose hate? That's pretty much how I feel right … Continue reading Don’t get fooled again.
(Picture by @davewalker. Go to davewalker.cc) It's the European elections, everybody! I know, you can hardly contain your excitement. Please, try to simmer down a bit though, for I have sobering news. At the moment we have a choice. We have a choice between several different groups of parties who offer different things depending on … Continue reading Vote! Please!
Nigel Farage has come under quite a lot of fire over the last couple of days following comments made during an LBC interview with James O'Brien. Admittedly, not the same sort of storm which Gordon Brown faced after the Gillian Duffy incident or Andrew Mitchell during the "plebgate" scandal, but hey, they only insulted (allegedly, … Continue reading A reply to Nigel Farage
I was watching The One Show tonight (Yes, I watch The One Show. Get over it.) and the star and writer of the marvellously funny Rev, Tom Hollander, was on. He had mentioned the ridiculous amount of plastic carrier bags polluting the Atlantic Ocean and, in connection with an item on scientific innovation, suggested that, … Continue reading There’s only One way of life…
(Please excuse some of the language used in this post. Anything offensive is a direct quote from others.) So, back to Halal meat. It turns out that, on top of Subway's recent announcement, Pizza Express put Halal meat into all of their restaurants without telling anyone!!! (Despite the fact that they actually did tell everyone!) … Continue reading No to extremism
There is a bit of a media storm going on at the moment regarding food. This isn't about food hygiene or finding horse meat in a lasagne. No, this storm is about the decision of Subway to convert 185 stores to ones which only serve Halal food, which conform to Islamic laws about the purity … Continue reading Give Subway a break