It is probably the nature of modern life that, to adapt the words of Orwell, unserious politics “has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words it is war minus the shooting”. In the past fortnight, our politics have […]Continue Reading
Picking A Baby’s Name Is Tough…
Hats off to Prince Harry and Princess Meghan Markle for naming their daughter “Lillibet”. It can be a tough business getting these names right… Take my current predicament as an example. The name of my future son came to me the moment I decided to renounce my Catholic faith. That’s when I decided he should […]Continue Reading
Can GB News Survive Its Own Contradictions?
So, it’s finally here. The news channel that isn’t a news channel began broadcasting non-news this week and, in the process, made headlines. Welcome to the logic-defying reality of GB News, a channel that is sure to be a raging success if only it can maintain the interest of all the people who despise it […]Continue Reading