Tag Archives: Opinion

Is there Life on Mars, is there life on Earth?

I’ve spent 11 hours today editing my new book whilst listening to constant features dedicated to and music from David Bowie in BBC 5Live. I remember the first time I came across David Bowie, I was about 3 years old … Continue reading

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Top 10 movies of 2015

With the end of the year approaching, It’s traditional or as traditional as is possible for my blog, to have a quick look at the top films of 2015. (You can see my list of TV shows here) It was … Continue reading

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The Turner Prize Vs The Turnip Prize or Is Modern Art Pants?

This week sees one of the most eagerly awaited annual awards for contemporary art and what’s even better The Turner Prize too. The Turner Prize of course is one of the worlds most vaunted awards for contemporary art.  The Turner … Continue reading

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War In Syria, Peace In The Middle-East

This week the U.K. voted to go to war against the terrorists in Syria.  It doesn’t seem to be a popular cause in the U.K. or perhaps it is simply that its opponents are more vocal as it is hard … Continue reading

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James Bond – Spectre – Film Review 

I’ve been looking forward to Spectre for a long time. I’m a big James Bind fan, I like all the movies except for the Pierce Brosnan films which for some reason I really don’t like at all. I guess I … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn – Power to the people!

I don’t often write about politics unless something exception is happening and at the moment something very exceptional is definitely happening in the U.K. and to differing degrees across Europe and the USA. Before General Election in May, I penned … Continue reading

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You are what you live

Have you ever given pause to thought about national stereotypes and the perceptions that strangers may have of you because of where you live?   It’s hard to talk about such things without over generalising but often like many other … Continue reading

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