So, as speed cameras are turned back on in Oxford, they're turned off in Northamptonshire. I'm concerned, but not for the reasons you might think. Speed cameras are both a nuisance and a welcome sight. I don't have kids, but if I did, I'd be happy to see one outside the gates of their school. … Continue reading Flash or no flash, it’s not the problem
There is something deeply unsettling about Sky News and their insistence on making blockbusters out of real-life disasters. They seem eager – desperate, almost – for something horrific to happen just so they can create a new logo and theme tune to market it.
Just realised I've neglected to post an opinion on the big transfer deadline news this week. To have a blog is to offer an opinion and I have one on this subject. It would therefore be neglectful of me not to post it. It'll be brief though. Partly because few people give a toss what … Continue reading Torres and Carroll
Eventually, it took a bit of male chauvinist banter. An off-guard comment. Pub talk between two members of a generation which isn't quite as forgotten as people clearly believe it is. Whatever. Andy Gray will no longer be presenting football on Sky Sports and that can only be a good thing. Yes, it was a … Continue reading Any excuse would have done, Sky
This was my second visit to the music/game/you-name-it-we-got-it store and I was met with the exact same problem. What do you buy at HMV these days?
He whistles by most of our ears unnoticed, with only a few gear headed geeks like me aware of his omniprescense in and continuing influence on popular music.
More than most of us would earn in a year… Some, in a lifetime… Obscene... Unfathomable... Other worldly... Ridiculous… The figures bandied about last week justified the resulting headlines, aggravated coffee-table discussions and lengthened trips to the water cooler. Depending on which newspaper pops through your letterbox, Rooney’s estimated earning potential if he moved to … Continue reading Fancy a Game of 5-a-Side, Wayne?
The resulting 'insult' was uttered off-the-cuff, in the back of the PM's car as he departed the housing estate. It was mildly amusing, but certainly nothing to lose sleep over. It won't sway my vote either way.
If anything, Capello should be assessing whether or not Ferdinand is fit for a place in the World Cup squad at all, let alone lead it.
Whenever we approach a big tournament like the World Cup, the press in this country reach for their knives and start their level best to completely screw up any chance England have of doing well.