As we all know, there was a terrorist attack at Manchester Arena last night at the end of an Ariana Grande concert.
At approximately 22:30, a suicide bomber detonated a nail bomb, injuring dozens and at the time of writing this, killing twenty-two innocent people; some of whom were just children. Islamic State have taken responsibility for this attack. I was going to refer to this as a cowardly attack, but when isn’t detonating a bomb as part of a calculated attack against hundreds or thousands of people not cowardly?
I read an article in the Daily Mirror yesterday about a woman who took her kid to the play park, only to find a couple of undesirables passed-out in an apparent drug-induced slumber. Quite understandably, the mother was outraged and angry- as would most other normal people be. Play parks aren’t the place for adults without children , alcohol, cigarettes or drugs. Continue reading “Angry and Outraged”
The rear sections of newspapers are becoming ever more infested with adverts for organisations who want to claim something back on your behalf; whether it be mis-sold PPI or compensation for something which was probably your fault anyway.
The other day, there was a particularly large advert which stood out. As was intended by the giant advert, it piqued my attention enough for me to actually have a read, even though I knew I didn’t want to. Continue reading “Leading Figure”
On Saturday there wasn’t much to do and someone had left a copy of The Sun laying around.
After spending 8 minutes trying to work out which of the page 3 model’s boobs was bigger than the other and spending another 2 minutes wondering why her hands looked so old, I decided to have a read of the rest of the newspaper. Continue reading “The Self-Righteous Lorraine Kelly”
A letter in the “Your Letters” section of the Daily Mirror regarding thoughts on the penalty-points system enforced under UK driving law caught my attention today. So much so, I may even email a response to it. Continue reading “Driving Logic”
Unless you’ve been living on the moon , you’re no doubt aware of Justin Lee Collins’ court case and the accusations made against Jimmy Savile. People have blogged lots of generic shit about them both. Continue reading “Change the Record”
On Friday 3rd August, a 12 year old girl named Tia Sharp mysteriously disappeared from the New Addington area. Today, 9 days later, Stuart Hazell, the boyfriend of Tia’s Grandmother, Christine Sharp, is charged with her murder. I had a suspicion that at least one family member would be involved. Continue reading “Tia Sharp: Close to Home”