Since announcing the general election on 18th April, Theresa May has emphasised, repeatedly and with fervour that she will provide ‘strong and stable leadership’. Because the internet likes nothing more than deriding public figures, it did not take long for this to become a meme and start to take on a life of its own. […]Read More Strong and stable – joke all you want, but what is the alternative?
Less than a month ago, I was in London and whilst there went past Parliament. I can’t remember the last time I was in London and didn’t at least walk past the home of British democracy. Also on this trip I passed the gates to 10 Downing Street. Little did I know that less than […]Read More Politics, the election and respect
The US talk show format is one that hasn’t particularly translated well to the UK. Save for a couple of shows such as the Graham Norton Show on the BBC or the Jonathan Ross Show on ITV which feature key scheduling differences, such shows tend not to last on our airwaves for very long. In […]Read More The Nightly Show – An opening night review
Back in 2014, I wrote a piece on the relaunch of the Nat West T20 Blast and how the revamped competition still left me underwhelmed. I now write this article just having watched one of my favourite matches of cricket I have seen. The Melbourne Renegades hit a record score of 222 in their […]Read More The real blast in T20 cricket is found down under in the Big Bash