Archive for the ‘Journalism’ Category

As if my opinion of the British Royal Family could sink no lower, this weekend’s Fergie sting reaffirmed all of my republican sympathies and reignited my rampant enthusiasm for slashing the civil list. Literally days after Sarah Ferguson was filmed accepting a princely sum for hiring out her ex husband, our sovereign is trotting out […]


I’ve covered in some detail what to wear on Election Night, which is all well and good for feeling good on the outside, however, Election Night is a long, veritable marathon of polls, percentages and very dull talking heads – and sensible people such as myself aren’t likely to make it to the first announcements […]


The third and final Leaders Debate (I always worry about whether there ought to be an apostrophe in there somewhere… that is the pedantic editor in me talking) was shown on the BBC last night. It marks the end of the campaign for many as the postal votes have begun their Royal Mail journey home […]


Like I have so many subjects before, I have done an easy-to-digest guide to the Election from my point of view using the alphabet as a vehicle for my inane musings. A – Apathy. The single biggest decider in this election is apathy. With so many people feeling disenfranchised by Labour and untrusting of the […]


It is such a cliché to begin a piece with the sentence ‘with the election in full swing’ or ‘campaigning began in earnest’ – so I am going to use words to that effect. No I’m not, I’m just going to bite the bullet and jump on the bandwagon.  With the election in full swing, […]


Question Time last night could have gone one of two ways. The first; it could have been a sedentary, measured debate resting only a third of it’s airtime on Griffin and the BNP and the rest playing out like any other edition of the show discussing pressing issues such as the Royal Mail strikes today. […]


The advent of social networking has exploded the traditional media field. The last week has demonstrated this fact beautifully, proving all the more pointedly that the popular voice can now shout louder than any headline. This has rung true in the case of Jan Moir’s misguided column on the speculated drama surrounding the death of […]