To Hell In A Handcart

To Hell In A Handcart – How Big Businesses And Lawyers Seem To Think That They Have Invented Time Travel

 

So, Travel Back In Time, Patent The Lightbulb And Sue Thomas Edison

So, Travel Back In Time, Patent The Lightbulb And Sue Thomas Edison

I bought a copy of The Daily Mail today. I’m not proud of it, but I wanted something to read and I didn’t have enough money on me to buy a copy The Times. Read More…

Coconuts!

Coconuts! – Why Life Doesn’t Always Hand You Lemons And What To Do With The Things It Does Give You

 

A Supermarket In The 70s. The Word "Super" Must Have Had A Different Meaning Back Then

A Supermarket In The 70s. The Word “Super” Must Have Had A Different Meaning Back Then

Coconuts have followed me around all my life. Read More…

Noseybonk!

Noseybonk! – How Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s Mum Helped Me Through Times Of Terror When I Was A Kid

No matter how idyllic your childhood was, in a way it was a bit like a nightmare. Read More…

And On That Bombshell Part Two

And On That Bombshell Part Two – The Secret Science Behind Killing Top Gear

Top Gear is dead. Jeremy Clarkson has had his ersatz trial by media, the BBC has sacked him and so Top Gear breathes no more. Read More…

Snake Oil

Snake Oil – How A Song By Cher Predicted The Rise Of The Sex Blogger

 

What PhD Students Looked Like In 2003

What PhD Students Looked Like In 2003

The above photo is of a lady called Dr Brooke Magnenti. Read More…

The Legend of Moondancer

THE LEGEND OF MOONDANCER – How There’s Often More To Some Things Than Meets The Eye And Why That Can Be A Bit Of A Let Down

 Don’t fret; this isn’t some sort of homage to G P Taylor or J K Rowling or any of the long dead writers whose ideas they both nicked. Read More…

In The Pink

In The Pink – How Girls And Boys Are Different And Why Aliens Think Girls Are Better

 

YOUNG MAN, there's a place you can go...sorry, I mean young woman..shit!

YOUNG MAN, there’s a place you can go…sorry, I mean young woman..shit!

In Britain today, women outnumber men in two thirds of university undergraduate courses. So far, so feminist. Read More…

Get In The Back Of The Van!

Get In The Back Of The Van! – How A Simple Phrase From A 1980s Movie Can Help You Cope With Idiots

 

If One More Person Names Shawshank As Their Favourite Movie, I'll Slit This Man's Throat

If One More Person Names Shawshank As Their Favourite Movie, I’ll Slit This Man’s Throat

Everyone has a list of favourite movies. My top five list of my favourite movies is quite a fluid thing. Read More…

Dazed And Confused

Dazed And Confused – How The World Underestimates The Intelligence Of Even Very Stupid People

 When I was a kid, one of my favourite cartoons was Top Cat. Read More…

A Big Bang Theory?

A Big Bang Theory? – Why You Really Can’t Win If You’re A Woman And What We Should Do About That Fact

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 I wasn’t consciously aware of the name Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting until a few days ago. Read More…