Scout Girl

Scout Girl

It has become something of a fetish for the easily pleased media. A moment captured on a mobile device, a frozen fraction of a second that quickly becomes viral and acquires the term “iconic”. The latest in this series is the “scout girl”, a photograph of a Czech girl scout engaging in what looks like […]

Cockeyed Numbers

Cockeyed Numbers

I have been switching between the BBC, Sky News and Russia Today to try and get a balanced perspective over what is going on in Syria. The truth is, nobody really knows what is going on. Irrespective of the different political perspectives we all may have, there are a couple of questions I am sure […]

Sometimes, there is no justice…

Sometimes, there is no justice...

Some thirteen years ago when flicking through Ceefax (remember that, children?) and the television listings I would come across a series based on the Internet industry – so I thought I’d give it a go. Called Attachments, it would focus on the weird lives and somewhat twisted loves of the characters involved in an Internet […]

Sainsbury’s: Shame on you.

Sainsbury's: Shame on you.

OK, it has been a while since I last posted… Real work, other projects on the go, no time, blah blah blah. Also, just too many interesting news stories, which has this curious affect of making one not want to say anything at all. I have for example been tempted to say something about the […]

Al-Jabba, or a silly tale from Austria

Al-Jabba, or a silly tale from Austria

First of all, a belated Happy New Year to all of you who might be reading this. To explain my not writing anything for months, I blame a combination of winter writing malaise, real life and there being just so many stories to potentially write about – so many in fact that one ends up […]

Is this Britain?

Is this Britain?

This country is being turned inside out. From those in the establishment being caught up in the fallout following the scandal surrounding the odious Jimmy Savile and his army of degenerate cohorts through to almost daily tales of the underclass running riot in the inner cities, one cannot get away from the rising stench. Crooked […]

The Accidental Journalist

The Accidental Journalist

Balpreet Kaur, a religiously bearded Sikh female student at Ohio State University, was minding her own business at an airport when some passer-by noted her somewhat strange appearance – yes, admit it, we’ve all laughed at the bearded lady jokes – and rather than just having a silent chuckle and getting on with his life […]