Category Archives: Current Affairs

Remember.

11th November. We remember those who have given their lives so that we may have our freedoms. We wear our poppy if we choose to do so, we honour those who have fallen in the most horrific of circumstances and … Continue reading

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You Choose For Europe (But never UKip)

Today the good folk of the UK go to the polls to select who will represent us in the European parliament. This country doesn’t have a great record in voting for Europe (aside from the Eurovision Song Contest of course) … Continue reading

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Spinning The Records?

Last nights telly viewing was built around two deceased disc jockeys, Kenny Everett and Jimmy Savile, the former in a docudrama ( biopic) on his life and the latter exploring allegations into his private life. The Everett biopic was sandwiched … Continue reading

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Antisocial Media

The Internet is a wonderful thing. Quite rightly it’s inventor, Tim Berners-Lee was celebrated at the London Olympic opening ceremony for his gift to the world. And what a gift! Can you imagine life without the internet now? Online shopping, … Continue reading

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A Bit Of A Hitch

So it’s finally been announced. Royal chopper racer to marry common bird. And she’s got her finger in her late mother in law’s ring (no, not like that) and everyone remembers the big event 30 years ago. How times have … Continue reading

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We’re All In It Together

“We’re All In It Together” has become a kind of mantra whilst the Government are slashing costs with the subtle skill of a chainsaw¬†wielding maniac¬† – ill thought out schemes such as the scrapping of Child Benefit to those who … Continue reading

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Rolling News is Bad News

Over the last few weeks there have been two major news stories in the North of England that featured gunmen – the West Cumbria shootings and the Raoul Moat shootings and subsequent man hunt. Both stories were tragic, both centred … Continue reading

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