Are we turning into a world of binary thinkers, without the capacity to hold a nuanced debate? And is social media driving this binary outlook?Read More Is social media driving a binary outlook on life?
It’s nearly time to vote, folks. But before you do, two requests from me…. PLEASE vote Labour tomorrow… (that’s the big one). PLEASE don’t decide your vote based on any of the following statements: “I’ve always voted this way in the past, and don’t intend to change now.” “I don’t like the personality/look/background of the […]Read More Vote LABOUR tomorrow for a better future
Life can be tough: there’s no way to deny that. It’s tough in a multitude of different ways, depending on geographic location, the size (or scarcity) of your wealth, the strongly held beliefs you hold, the social structures you find yourself part of, or the race, religion, gender or sexual orientation you find yourself born […]Read More A positive manifesto for making 2017 great
Pizza. We all love pizza, don’t we. (Well, technically that’s not true, but for the purposes of this blog let’s just assume we ALL love a nice slice of hot pizza…) So, let’s imagine the scene… You and your team are working late. It’s been a long day and you’ve all been working hard to […]Read More Politics for pizza lovers
While idly channel-hopping last night, I ended up watching the Jonathan Ross Show on TV. And one of the guests was Russell Brand, comedian, writer and wearer of unfeasibly skinny jeans. Now, I’m totally aware that Russell Brand isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, but I like the guy. Yes, he does play up to the […]Read More Let’s get some perspective: taking a step back from celebrity culture