Michael Gove, meddling again!

Steve Bell from The Guardian

In a week where the news was dominated by the European Election results, I struggled to maintain an interest in current affairs. That was until this article reared it’s head in the Guardian last Sunday, anticipating yet another change in the GCSE English syllabus. After the failure of the great English Baccalaureate plan, everyone’s favourite […]

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Sodding sick of UKIP

I’m getting sick of hearing about UKIP. Yes, I realise it’s steeped in irony, but given that they ‘won’ the European Elections, I had to finally say something.  For the past two months (probably longer, I’ve lost track) the BBC and the Guardian (amongst others) have done a brilliant job in promoting Nigel Farage, so […]

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Formula E: The New Guilt-Free Motor Racing

When it comes to the environment, I like to think I do my part. I recycle, I turn off all my electrical items after I’ve finished using them, I (try to) use a re-usable bag when I go to the supermarket (sometimes it’s an off the cuff visit, in which case I’m often forced to […]

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Quickie – Lorde

Just thought I’d do a quick post about how much I’m enjoying listening to Lorde at the moment. Everyone has been kind of jumping on the band wagon with her, so I thought I’d give her a whirl. Amazingly I didn’t totally hate ‘Royals’ after Dee 106.3 had completely over-played it for months at work. […]

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Cloud Atlas, more like cloud nine..

Written by David Mitchell (not the one from ‘Peep Show’) in 2004 and adapted into a film in 2012, ‘Cloud Atlas’ seemed a nice change from my habit of reading the more iconic Victorian novels. I must admit, if I hadn’t seen the trailer for the film (and spotting a copy for £2.50 in Cancer […]

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