Blue Monday

"Thought I was mistakenI thought I heard your wordsTell me, how do I feel?Tell me now, how do I feel?"  New Order - Blue Monday   It's Monday the 21st of January: "Blue Monday" 2019. A day when emotion is universally prescribed "blue" ergo, depressed. A day which, whilst at the same time as bringing… Continue reading Blue Monday

“Believe in the UK”

Believe that the "UK" is a nation founded on abuses of power. Believe that the "UK" is the proponent of colonialism. Believe that as a result the "UK" enslaved peoples all over the world for its own gain. Believe that the "UK" can return to its former "glory days" of economic prosperity whilst ignoring the… Continue reading “Believe in the UK”

Rule, Britannia?

'I am proud to be British' they announce. As if Britishness had become a foreign concept- as if it something elitist to say 'I am British'. What does that even mean? To me it's just a nationality, written on a passport, attempting to define me. It really doesn't. The raucous claims of Britishness, the people behind… Continue reading Rule, Britannia?

Vaingloriousness

"There's nothing wrong with an enlarged gap between rich and poor" Said a privately educated middle class university student.  An enlarged gap between rich and poor is evidence of the failings of society, politics and economics. The fucking failings of mankind. The urge to retaliate to this imbecility is insatiable, to name and shame, out… Continue reading Vaingloriousness

To Sever for Years

Allegedly there is a severance between people and politics in this country: but is there really? Perhaps politics has become disengaged from us? Admittedly we as a nation have changed significantly since the 1950s when political engagement was at a high, however, has politics itself evolved alongside us? I don't think so. In an article… Continue reading To Sever for Years

‘Leftie Multi-Cultural Crap’

One can be as cynical as they want about the Olympic opening ceremony including the suitability of it's expense in this ever deepening recession. However, perhaps a display of what is quintessentially British was what was needed to remind us that, although we've fucked up, we have a lot to be proud of. After all, money is… Continue reading ‘Leftie Multi-Cultural Crap’