Monthly Archives: April 2017

Has Football got a Problem? You Bet!

Once again this has not been a good week for football. No less than four stories have hit the front pages this week, all highlighting the seedier side of the not so beautiful game. The HMRC investigation into alleged tax fraud resulted in dawn raids at Newcastle United and at West Ham United, as well […]

Don’t become the story…

I concluded my last post before the Easter break by expressing the hope that some kind person would tell Sean Spicer not to regard The Thick of It as a training video. Sadly for him, the message doesn’t seem to have got through. Trump’s press secretary hit the headlines worldwide when he justified the US […]

Homeland Hits Home

For me, one of the few “must see” shows on TV at the moment is series six of Homeland, currently running on Sunday evenings on Channel Four. I find the parallels with real life fascinating. For those of you who don’t watch it, the main storyline involves a newly elected (female) US President who comes […]