Month: November 2016

Red Pill Daughters – Nope 

So I ventured onto Return of Kings earlier. I’ve bleached my eyes and can now offer up my views on one of their latest articles, even if I want to puke. I’ve just read possibly some of the worst parenting advice any father could give their daughter (unless they actually want their little girl to… Read more

Football sex abuse: Eric Bristow condemned for suggesting victims not ‘proper men’ – BBC Sport Over the past few days several footballers have bravely come forward to admit they were sexually assaulted in their youth, exposing a worrying situation within English football, and prompting some serious investigations. For those of you who are unaware of what’s going on, there is more information to be had here. Eric Bristow, a darts… Read more

The F1 2016 Final Report Card

Nico Rosberg is world champion. Felipe Massa and Jensen Button have retired. Force India have achieved their best ever finish in the constructor’s championship, and Max Verstappen has provided several talking points over the course of the year. What’s the full story of the 2016 F1 season? It began, of course, in Australia. A new… Read more

Democracy vs Communism 

Part three of this comparison of democracy to other forms of government leads us to look at what happens when you push to the far left of the political spectrum – communism. The original idea (known as Marxism, after Karl Marx) is based on the notion that the ruling elite facilitate inequality and class-based manipulation… Read more

The 2016 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

We come to it at last. On Sunday Round 21 of the 2016 Formula 1 season will determine the outside of the title race. Will Lewis Hamilton take his fourth crown? Or will Nico Rosberg claim his first title? The odds favour Rosberg. No driver who has won at least the first four races of… Read more

Film Reviews: Trolls

As promised, another review, hot on the heels of the last one! This time around it’s Trolls, and this is a very different film to Storks, but it’s still good. Trolls is very much a musical, and it’s very bright and colourful. The trolls themselves are naturally inclined to party and sing, and their enemies… Read more

Film Reviews: Storks 

The first of two consecutive family film reviews – Storks – is here! I know you’ve all been waiting for this one! The other film up for review is Trolls – which movie wins? In my view, it’s Storks, all the way. This isn’t a put down on Trolls, which is a very good film… Read more

Very Mixed Feelings

Yesterday a story broke about my former employers. It leaves me with decidedly mixed feelings, and it also serves up a reminder of the potential pitfalls of Brexit (something my current employers have also experienced, albeit in a different way). (my mood is lurching between this…) (… and this) I used to work a major office… Read more