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Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter and Google+ diluted the realtime pool.

Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people pretending they are the centre of the universe has no long-term value — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. Now Im dahn wiv da yoof.

  • Brexit: the eternal scapegoat

    · 761 words (devours about 4 mins)

    All the political parties are in turmoil after the EU referendum result. Nobody has a plan. Nobody wants to deal with it. Fine, I’ll do it then.

  • EU exit: the aftermath

    [1 comment] · 1066 words (vacuums up about 5 mins)

    So the UK narrowly voted to leave the EU yesterday. According to my Facebook stream, the sky is now falling. Can we gain a little perspective please?

  • Cameron the idle

    · 643 words (laps up about 3 mins)

    In the face of possible Brexit, I have an alternative theory on David Cameron’s staunch, pro-Europe stance.

  • TTIP, ISDS and the contract mismatch

    · 858 words (devours about 4 mins)

    The proposed trade deals between the US and Europe are shady at best. Shrouded in secrecy until recently, I couldn’t figure why aspects of it were necessary. Until now.

  • The minor majority

    · 1318 words (vacuums up about 6 mins)

    With another election behind us and all the turmoil and campaigning that’s yet to come, it pays to remember that negativity is not a virtue.

  • First past the opinion poll

    · 989 words (munches about 5 mins)

    Are opinion polls an outdated tool for determining voter spread? Should they be abolished to allow greater political freedom?