Louis Tomlinson and the Baby Drama

I don't like the term "guilty pleasure", it often seems to be a cop out for people who don't want to admit liking something which is considered to be naff (a cheesy movie or uncool band). The closest I have to one is reading the tweets of One Direction fans on Twitter. Whenever there is … Continue reading Louis Tomlinson and the Baby Drama

Comedy Gig Review: Michael McIntyre at the Duchess Theatre, London

MWF had chanced upon free tickets for this gig, where Michael McIntyre was due to perform in a small venue to test out new material. At twenty quid each it was too good a chance to pass up and so on Monday night we headed to the Duchess. It was a very small theatre, with … Continue reading Comedy Gig Review: Michael McIntyre at the Duchess Theatre, London

Expensive labels: Fashion thoughts from a man in joggers

Watching golf on TV. The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Veganism. There are some things I just don't get. Probably the biggest is fashion and the industry that surrounds it. I get that clothes can be about expressing your individuality, beliefs (I own an anti-war shirt or two) or cultural allegiances (football shirts). It can show … Continue reading Expensive labels: Fashion thoughts from a man in joggers

Diana

In 1997, Princess Diana died. I was twelve at the time and even then I was mystified, creeped out and suspicious of the mass public grief that followed. It all seemed a bit showy, fake and self indulgent. Thousands flocked to Buckingham Palace to leave tributes and I found myself struggling to accept that a … Continue reading Diana

Bowie

I don't know when I first heard David Bowie, but I have a good idea that it was in my Dad's car. I think a lot of us get some pop music education from our parents and I'm lucky that my Dad had some decent taste. The Stones, Dylan and Neil Young were all artists … Continue reading Bowie