Fox (n): carnivore of genus vulpes; crafty person; scavenger; (vb) to confuse; -ed (adj): to be drunk.

Monday, 12 November 2018

Poppy prat Aaron Bastani...

... and why he knows little of which he speaks when it comes to the reasons we commemorate Armistice is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror, which you can read here.

Friday, 18 May 2018

Making Meghan Markle a princess...

... is a process that would make most of us feel very unhappy indeed. Today's column for the Daily Mirror on why a fun, independent woman is being turned into someone who must obey the in-laws at all costs can be found here.

For once, I hope I'm wrong.

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Another general election in 2018...

... would make it the fifth year in a row we've had major votes on something. Wow! All that democracy! All that power! All that oh God not AGAIN.
But Theresa May has almost no choice in the matter. Her government is in very rocky waters and you can find out all about it in today's Daily Mirror column which is here.
If I were you, I'd book a long holiday in June or July.

Monday, 30 April 2018

Amber Rudd's resignation letter...

... and why it might not be quite as it should have been is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read, as ever, here.

If you had some really bad news, told your boss, and realised you'd probably have to resign, what would YOU do with the following 9 hours?

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Theresa May is not responsible for the Windrush scandal...

... if you're Theresa May, that is. If you're capable of logic and reason, on the other hand, she is.

The facts are laid out for you in today's Daily Mirror column which you can read here.

Friday, 13 April 2018

Jeremy Corbyn's statement on Syria...

... and why it's the biggest pile of garbage you'll ever be asked to digest is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which tries to set out the facts as clearly as no politician is.

You can read it here.

Thursday, 12 April 2018

The moral case for war in Syria...

... is inarguable. The practical one is almost impossible. But either way, do you want to stand and watch?

Read today's Daily Mirror column here.

Monday, 9 April 2018

Britain's nuclear test veterans...

... finally won the chance to have research into how their DNA was damaged, but scientists can no longer find enough of them to take part in the study.

A fine example of how kicking a sound legal claim into the long grass until all potential litigants are dead will reap rewards for those who ordered young men into harm's way. Read all about it here.

The 31 signs that you are being an idiot on the internet...

... and, therefore, how to not be one - or avoid those who are - is the topic of today's evergreen column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

I'm just going to bookmark it and add new examples as I go. Feel free to do the same!

Friday, 6 April 2018

Sadiq Khan, the knife crime 'epidemic'...

... and why you're still not being told the whole truth about it is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror, which offends just about everyone I could think of and can be read here.

And I really mean it about the CVs.

Friday, 30 March 2018

The Easter story and the Easter bunny and Easter eggs...

... are all linked, in a way the Archbishop of Canterbury may not entirely approve of, to a tingle in your trousers.

Read and learn why chocolate, and eggs, and getting down to it are all A VERY GOOD IDEA in today's Daily Mirror column which you can read here.

Monday, 26 March 2018

Purple Day and epilepsy...

... and why this is NOT just something odd that happens to other people is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Steady as you go, now.

Friday, 23 March 2018

Ant McPartlin's possible replacements on Saturday Night Takeaway...

... and trust me when I tell you that some of these probably really ARE being considered by ITV, are the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

I reckon it'll be a mix of those final three.

Friday, 9 March 2018

Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong-un...

... and why it probably won't occur, but what would happen if it did, is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

In short: manbabies.

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

The poisoning of Sergei Skripal...

Britain has an international reputation for tolerance. That's why so many Russian murders happen here.

Murders of Russians, murders of Brits, murders of spies and bankers and property tycoons. And now the life-threatening poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. There have been so many mysterious deaths of those linked to Vladimir Putin or his enemies that the question is not who's behind it, but why it keeps happening. Read more...

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

The Spice Girls performing at Harry and Meghan's wedding...

... and why there's more to this than meets the eye is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Spice Up One's Wife, etc.

Friday, 23 February 2018

It is easy to predict who will conduct the next USA school shooting. It will, in all likelihood, be a white, friendless male from a dysfunctional family, who has acquired weapons and let it be publicly known he plans to use them.
He will be a collector of perceived injustices, and inspired by previous shootings. He will have a mental disorder and a tendency to blame others. He will chase headlines and see notoriety as a vindication. And his name will be Donald Trump. Read on...

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

The Terrible KFC Crisis of 2018...

... and why it's not the worst thing happening in your world today is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

And as if I should have to point it out, you do not ring the police to report a lack of bargain buckets.

Monday, 19 February 2018

Kate Middleton at the BAFTAs...

... and why her wearing a black ribbon was the best that she could do is the topic of today's column for the Daily Mirror which you can read here.

Honestly, I could weep.

Friday, 16 February 2018

If there's one bit of advanced age I am looking forward to, it is the ability to consider complex near-impossibilities with a breezy, rose-tinted and conveniently-forgetful certainty.
"Ah, well, there used to be unicorns running free when Morten Harket was alive," I'll tell my grandchildren, shortly before launching into CRY WOOOOLF, AHAAA-AAA and moving on to reminisce about ghetto blasters and the Betamax War.
So let us not be too harsh with granny and gramps when they harumph about the young today and 74% of them demand a return to conscription. Read on...