Archive | July 2014

I Recall A Riot, I Recall A Riot… – How A Trip To A Shopping Centre In 1978 Taught Me About The True Nature Of Heroism

 

Bodie And Doyle. Well, Actually Doyle And Bodie, But You Get The Picture.

Bodie And Doyle. Well, Actually Doyle And Bodie, But You Get The Picture.

They say you should never meet your heroes. This is a lesson I learned quite early in life. When I was 9 years old, my hero was Lewis Collins. Read More…

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The Cold Wet Nose Of The Little Black Dog – How To Use The Rolled Up Newspaper Of Experience To Keep Depression At Bay

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Winston Churchill famously suffered from depression. Even more famously, he called his depression the “Black Dog” on his back. Read More…

The Father Of Invention – The Fatal Flaw In The Central Argument Of Feminism  

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You Might Want Rethink That Look Ashley. It’s A Bit Off Putting

The thing that I dislike about feminism is that it divides the human race. Read More…

Cognitive Dissidents – Why The People Of Scotland Should Think Very Carefully Before Voting For Independence

 

Alex Salmond. Before The SNP Makeover Team Got To Work On Him.

Alex Salmond. Before The SNP Makeover Team Got To Work On Him.

Scotland wants its independence, and that is only right and proper. After all, it was dragged into the Union of Great Britain and Ireland (as it was called at the time) by English military force. Read More…

Hoorah For The Fourth Of July ! – A Brit’s Eye View Of Independence Day

 

King George The Third. German Nutcase.

King George The Third. German Nutcase.

On the Fourth of July 1776, King George the Third of England made only one very short entry in his journal. It said “Nothing of any importance happened today”. Read More…

A few questionable observations at the mall

Malls are indeed strange places. We have them in England too, but they don’t seem to be quite as odd as yours. We tend to go for pun based names over here. Book shop chain called “Buy The Book”. push bike shops called “Cycle Logical” etc etc. I’m sure you have that kind of nonsense in America as well.

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My favorite part about visiting a mall? Meeting new friends! My favorite part about visiting a mall? Meeting new friends! We live in a small town. The closest thing we have to a mall experience is one-stop shopping for a bottle of Smirnoff, a chicken sandwich and roofing tar thanks to having a True Value hardware store, Subway restaurant and liquor store all joined by a single parking lot. This is the number one complaint by visiting teenaged tourists, who are often found rocking themselves into a coma when their devices lose cell service and they raise their heads to find they are in a wirelessly foresaken land of mall-less-ness.

“WE ARE IN A WIRELESSLY FORESAKEN LAND OF MALL-LESS-NESS!” I hear them scream.

But today I am laughing at them! Ha-Ha-HA! What makes today different? Because I am doing so from a really big mall. How big, you ask? I don’t mean to brag, but let’s just say it has…

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