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We Need to Talk About Trump

We Need to Talk About Trump

It’s almost not worth me even writing about Trump (for that is the only name he needs, like Madonna, but I’m not sure they’ll be sitting down to dinner together anytime soon). Search Google for ‘Trump’ and it will take half a second to return […]

Berlin: Terrorism doesn’t discriminate – so why do we?

Berlin: Terrorism doesn’t discriminate – so why do we?

I found out about the Berlin truck incident from Katie Hopkins. In the age where a lot of us get our news from social media, hers was the first Tweet I saw that indicated something terrible was happening – again. And it wasn’t that I […]

The Rise of the Formidable Women

The Rise of the Formidable Women

It’s probably fair to say that the country is in a bit of a shambles at the moment. As I said in my previous post about the farcical EU Referendum, people are desperate for change. We are sick of the bumbling idiocy, the arrogant posturing, […]

Life Goes On

Life Goes On

In my Chronicle newspaper column last week I wrote about the immediate aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks, and how the world had united in support of the people affected, indeed of France as a whole. There has followed an uneasy period of disquiet as […]

No Laughing Matter

No Laughing Matter

Merseyside Police had a PR nightmare on their hands last Sunday, thanks to a spectacular error of judgement from the ‘brains’ behind their Twitter account. You must have seen the story by now: Sunderland were roundly beaten by Everton, leading to some ‘hilarious’ social media […]

The Great Kate Wait 2015

The Great Kate Wait 2015

This week I’ve been amusing myself following #RoyalBabyWatch on Twitter- and what a rich hashtag of mass hysteria and desperate anticipation it has proved to be. In scenes almost completely re-enacted from the Great Kate Wait of 2013, the world’s media and insanely enthusiastic Royal […]