I Don’t Care That You’re A Mother Jan21

I Don’t Care That You’re A Mother

When X Factor hit our screens last year Simon Cowell made the decision to try and keep away from sob stories and instead focus some of the attention back onto the potential ‘pop sensations.’ However as the class of 2010 were boring to the extreme (apart from Glorious Wagner obvs) this left the story writers and editors with so much time to fill that some of them actually died*.  Instead we ended up hearing about Rebecca Ferguson being a mother and how she missed her kids and blah blah blah. This has become a worrying feature of reality TV. Watching American Idol last night and any female contestant that had forced new life...

How I Would End It All Jan05

How I Would End It A...

Get ready for a grand sweeping statement: The most disappointing thing in the whole world is the bad ending to a story. A recent bout of bad and lacklustre endings have led me to this conclusion, with culprits across all forms of media. In TV the series ending of Doctor Who was a...

Small does not like ...

Today I bought the Leicester Mercury, our local paper – mainly for the job section, but also just to catch up on the small-town journalists opinions on life the universe and everything. The article which particularly drew my eye was on page 15 (if you’re reading along with me), the...

Blakeborough’s...

Its been mentioned here…somewhere… and on our Facebook group and now the time for me to unveil the very first month of my Book Club. Ta-dah!! And the first book is… Joe Hill’s 20th Century Ghosts!! Woo! Although you should already know this, as I’m hoping some...

Behind The Shutters-...

Its not often that I get a chance to go to galleries and museums but its one of my most bestest things to do when I have some spare time. So I was delighted when visiting a lovely lady in London that one of our activities for the weekend was a trip around the Behind the Shutters gallery in...

Pablo the drug mule ...

I first saw this advert by anti drugs campaigners Frank during a break in Kevin Bishop’s sending up of Elton John in ‘Star Stories’ (very funny actually for once. Princess Di at Gianni Versace’s funeral was a highlight. Go and watch it here) Anyway this new round of...