Monthly Archives: May 2015

New balls please

Probably about the only surprising thing about the FIFA corruption scandal which hit the headlines this week is that fact that it really should come as no surprise at all. Stories about backhanders and illicit deals at the governing body of the so called “beautiful game” have been doing the rounds for decades. As far […]

And what do you do?

“And what do you do for a living?” is not an unreasonable question, but it is one that I hate being asked. Please don’t get me wrong, I am in no way ashamed of what I do, it’s just that it can be a bit difficult to explain to people. Of course, it doesn’t help […]

Best of British

Now that the dust has settled on the General Election, the Conservative supporting sections of the press have returned to one of their favourite pastimes, bashing the BBC. The Murdoch press in particular gleefully reported that the appointment of John Whittingdale as Culture Secretary was tantamount to a declaration of war on the BBC. The […]

The Party is Over

Today, in case you hadn’t noticed, is polling day. After an election campaign that seems to have gone on for ever, the first TV debate was over a month ago, we can now get down to the serious business of actually voting. It is interesting to note that over the course of the campaign the […]