Category Archives: Social Media

In the News Today

Users of The Internet were incensed today by a newspaper article that told the truth but was totally made up. The article, attributed to someone with a name that couldn’t possibly exist, told how people were surprised that government policy

In the News Today

Users of The Internet were incensed today by a newspaper article that told the truth but was totally made up. The article, attributed to someone with a name that couldn’t possibly exist, told how people were surprised that government policy

I’ve upset Douglas Carswell and, it would seem, all of UKIP

Last night I was somewhat surprised to see Douglas Carswell, the only UKIP MP, on Newsnight again commenting on Inheritance Tax; a subject that I don’t really remember UKIP campaigning on in the election. This made me wonder why he

I’ve upset Douglas Carswell and, it would seem, all of UKIP

Last night I was somewhat surprised to see Douglas Carswell, the only UKIP MP, on Newsnight again commenting on Inheritance Tax; a subject that I don’t really remember UKIP campaigning on in the election. This made me wonder why he

May Morning – the spirit of spring with a canoe in your trousers

I’ve been up all night, or at least I feel as though I have, my body clock’s all out of kilter but it’s May Morning, the sun’s shining and the year has begun. I swear I saw some cow parsley

May Morning – the spirit of spring with a canoe in your trousers

I’ve been up all night, or at least I feel as though I have, my body clock’s all out of kilter but it’s May Morning, the sun’s shining and the year has begun. I swear I saw some cow parsley

Sainsbury’s play the pipes of sentiment for Christmas

Reactions to the Sainsbury’s Christmas advert have been bouncing around the social media world for the last day or so. It’s a genuinely moving piece of film (it moved me to tears but then again so do some episodes of

Sainsbury’s play the pipes of sentiment for Christmas

Reactions to the Sainsbury’s Christmas advert have been bouncing around the social media world for the last day or so. It’s a genuinely moving piece of film (it moved me to tears but then again so do some episodes of

Why did they not ask the eagles to take the One Ring to Mordor?

There was a post on Facebook earlier today that asked why, when the Council of Elrond decided that the One Ring should be destroyed, did they not decide to use the eagles to take the ring to Mount Doom and

Why did they not ask the eagles to take the One Ring to Mordor?

There was a post on Facebook earlier today that asked why, when the Council of Elrond decided that the One Ring should be destroyed, did they not decide to use the eagles to take the ring to Mount Doom and

A ban on the C word

Okay, now I love you all dearly, mostly because I hope you will buy my books and tell your friends what fun they are, but here’s the thing. I’ve just seen the first Facebook post of someone mentioning the ‘C’

A ban on the C word

Okay, now I love you all dearly, mostly because I hope you will buy my books and tell your friends what fun they are, but here’s the thing. I’ve just seen the first Facebook post of someone mentioning the ‘C’

Every man and every woman…

Aleister Crowley, the infamous Victorian occultist and all round bad boy, once beloved of the Beatles, believed that everybody had potential to develop to their ultimate fulfillment. Later, in the Sixties as The Beatles were putting Uncle Aleister on the

Every man and every woman…

Aleister Crowley, the infamous Victorian occultist and all round bad boy, once beloved of the Beatles, believed that everybody had potential to develop to their ultimate fulfillment. Later, in the Sixties as The Beatles were putting Uncle Aleister on the