Category Archives: UK

Quadrophenia At Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre

Image: Jeff Edoe Set in London and Brighton at the height of the Mod era, Quadrophenia is told through the eyes of Jimmy, a hedonistic style-conscious teenager searching for a place to belong and a girl to love. Misunderstood by … Continue reading

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Weird Things Inside My Head

Image: Martin Kingsley I hope you all liked the interview with poet Sage Cohen in yesterday’s post. Hopefully it made a nice change from the norm, and I think you’ll agree it made for great reading. I’d like to thank … Continue reading

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Hello, I’m A Racist

Image: KNS News I had to laugh when I read the article about the 18-year-old lad who secretly painted a 60ft penis on the roof of his parents’ mansion in Berkshire (see picture at top). Apparently it was there for … Continue reading

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The Quick Fix Doesn’t Work

Image: John Cooper A Scottish quack has called for chocolate to be taxed in the same way as alcohol and cigarettes. Apparently, it’s required so we can tackle increasing levels of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Forward thinking Dr David … Continue reading

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Obama’s First Mistake

Image: Rossina Bossio Why does the United States continue to welcome terrorists into its fold when they keep telling us they have a zero tolerance policy towards this kind of thing? Newly elected President Obama has shown massive disrespect to … Continue reading

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Crisis, What Crisis?

Image: Chris Brown Back to work today and my, what a struggle! After a weekend of chilling with my mates, ridiculous drinking games, and wild debauchery, kicking my gears into first only served to rattle my kidneys and tire me … Continue reading

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Out Of Time

I was hoping to get time to post before leaving for the weekend but it isn’t going to happen. I’m leaving for York soon so have a great weekend y’all – I sure know I will!! Bring it on!

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The Misguided Sean Connery

Image: SeanConnery.com I read this morning that Sir Sean Connery has been expressing the opinion that the Scottish people should be allowed their voice through a referendum on an independent Scotland. He made the comments while talking about the Homecoming … Continue reading

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A New Beginning For Our Cousins

Image: Art es Anna Day job work is starting to pile up around me. My colleague is on holiday in New Zealand for the best part of three weeks, leaving me to shoulder the responsibility for almost everything day-to-day as … Continue reading

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Welcome Obama

Image: Bobster1985 Woke up this morning to the sound of a woman screaming abuse at her husband. Such is Leith. Thankfully, it wasn’t me who had stepped over the line, but by the sound the woman was making, and the … Continue reading

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