Joke not appropriate.

If you are looking for one of the usual pun-filled articles I would recommend reading my previous blog to this as this particular blog is on the recent London terrorist attacks. As well as believing that a one-liner was not suitable, I am writing this as I believe a lot of the media (including social media) … Continue reading Joke not appropriate.

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“Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that who cares? He’s a mile away and you’ve got his shoes!” Billy Connolly

So today I woke up to the news that Nicola Sturgeon has officially called for a second Scottish independence referendum. I use the word officially as although many SNP MP's have hinted at the possibility, including Nicola Sturgeon herself, using every event possible: Brexit, Trump, her bowel movements, to suggest that a second referendum is … Continue reading “Before you judge a man, walk a mile in his shoes. After that who cares? He’s a mile away and you’ve got his shoes!” Billy Connolly

Patient: Doctor, I get heartburn every time I eat birthday cake.” Doctor: Next time, take off the candles.

Some blog subjects come from hours of research, others from reading the newspapers or indeed after talking to people. This one bizarrely came from all three. Similarly some blogs (I'll be honest) can be hard to think of and to then write. I heard about this particular incident from a friend, before then seeing it on … Continue reading Patient: Doctor, I get heartburn every time I eat birthday cake.” Doctor: Next time, take off the candles.

“I’m not sexist – I’m not! That’s why I let my female workers work longer than the men so they can make the same money” – Al Murray, The Pub Landlord

I've made a conscious effort recently to read other newspapers than the Guardian, the Independent and the Week. So this morning I decided to read two articles online, (mainly because I'm a massive supporter of the 'don't buy the sun' campaign) but also because I didn't think I could write with any authority on the … Continue reading “I’m not sexist – I’m not! That’s why I let my female workers work longer than the men so they can make the same money” – Al Murray, The Pub Landlord

“Now is not the time for sound-bites. I can feel the hand of history on my shoulder” Tony Blair

I promised a blog on the current state of the Labour party and like a angry three armed postman, I will furiously deliver. I am a member of the Labour Party. I am also a member of the Essex Student Labour society, my local party back home and was a youth delegate for the conference … Continue reading “Now is not the time for sound-bites. I can feel the hand of history on my shoulder” Tony Blair