For old footballing romantics like myself, Leicester City’s Premier League title victory is a heart-warming tale; a throwback to an era long since gone, where a provincial club with limited resources could win English football’s grandest prize. Continue reading Leicester City – the unlikely lads
By Ayesha Khan
We are buggered. Apparently, as far as I have gathered through media analysis, the edges of space will cave in crushing us into oblivion if we vote to remain whilst the core of the earth will harden and crack open sending us all hurtling through space without oxygen if we Brexit. Or is it the other way round? Continue reading Who wants a referendum anyway?
Q and A with the leading Republican contenders (and Jeb Bush) continued. Continue reading 2016 Republican Presidential Contenders Q & A – Part 2
An exclusive Q and A session with the leading Republican Contenders (and Jeb Bush) Continue reading 2016 Republican Presidential Contenders Q & A – Part 1
“The moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; those who are in the shadows of life; the sick, the needy and the handicapped” – Hubert Humphrey Continue reading Death of the Welfare State
London 1984. “Send the Pakis back, glory to the Union Jack” went the song. The angry voices rang through the chilly South Harrow air as I squeezed into the back seat of a bright red Datsun. The jingle played back on a continuous loop in my head. The National Front sure knew how to put together a catchy tune. Continue reading Glory to the Union Jack
The French have a long-standing tradition of provocative satire. The term “Esprit Frondeur” (loosely translated as “Rebel Spirit”) came into parlance long before the French revolution. From this came slingshot wit – the belief that one could challenge those in power (in most cases the king) through insightful humour and sarcasm.
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ISIS joining forces with Al-Qaeda reminds me of that full-length Batman movie from the hammy TV series in the sixties starring Adam West. The Joker, the Riddler, the Penguin and others band together to bring down a perceived common enemy.
Continue reading ISIS, Al Qaeda and Adam West