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Dry January – We Did It!

We’ve done it – we made it to the end of January, sober as judges. Dry January is more of an exercise in self-discipline, will power and healthy living. Not that we drink loads – alcohol just tends to make me fall asleep these days. It feels great though, to get to the end of… Continue reading Dry January – We Did It!

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Shopper Saves Parent & Child from Knife Attack

Have a go heroism is often discouraged because it can easily turn very ugly indeed for the Good Samaritan. Not in this case though. Whilst in the car park of the Morrisons store on Poplar Street, Failsworth, Manchester, one shopper saw a man pull a knife on a woman and her daughter. Mr Taylor, upon… Continue reading Shopper Saves Parent & Child from Knife Attack

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He’s Beautiful & He’s Back – James Blunt

I have never understood why people have a keen dislike for singer James Blunt. I didn’t find ‘You’re Beautiful’ annoying, at all. It was just a nice chart-botherer of a hit. Nowt to write home about, but you’d sing along to it in the car if it came on the radio. Now Mr Blunt is… Continue reading He’s Beautiful & He’s Back – James Blunt

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89th Oscars: The Nominees

Here is what the nominations look like for the 89th annual Oscars: Best Picture Arrival (Seen - not that great to be honest, although Amy Adams was great in it) Fences Hacksaw Ridge Hell or High Water Hidden Figures La La Land (on my 'to watch' list) Lion Manchester by the Sea Moonlight Best Director… Continue reading 89th Oscars: The Nominees

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Looks Like the Party Was Elsewhere: Embarrassing Crowd Comparison For Trump Inauguration 

It's fair to say, the rise of Donald Trump in 2016 was a scary, shocking and unexpected thing. To say he's as popular globally as a randy dog at a Miss Lovely Legs competition would be an understatement. Today, as he took office as the 45th President of the United States, I think it is… Continue reading Looks Like the Party Was Elsewhere: Embarrassing Crowd Comparison For Trump Inauguration 

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Parts of UK Braced for Snow

The weather forecast for the UK over the next few days promises snow, wind, ice and even a few spots of thunder. The UK has reacted by closing some bridges to vehicles or just high sided ones and cancelling or delaying flights. Every time this happens, people are quick with the meme’s depicting 8 foot… Continue reading Parts of UK Braced for Snow

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74th Golden Globe Awards

I never actually watch awards ceremonies and if I do, I tend to just watch the 'In Memorium' sections or actors/ creative arts people win. This year being a bit more poignant with the recent deaths of Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds. Today sees us Brits waking up to the news of the winners… Continue reading 74th Golden Globe Awards