So this past year I had a business mobile contract for a tablet, registered with a major player on the high street. Oh let’s name them anyway, it’s 02. It … Continue reading Fuckwits Of The Year?
Cultural and topical features and editorials away from the world of ATFC
Tributes have flooded social media following the news that legendary England cricketer Bob Willis has died. Instant flashbacks to Headingley 1981 and all that for many of us. I always … Continue reading “Hurricane” – in memory of Sir Bob Willis
20p a play, five plays for a quid as I remember but jukeboxes were really more of a seventies thing. Hard to imagine finding “Cab It Up!” in the late … Continue reading A rebellious jukebox: My ten favourite songs by The Fall
Written like that, it’s a statement rather than a question. Is it a fact? Not particularly but it’s my opinion and there’s enough compelling evidence out there to back it … Continue reading Why Candy Crush Saga is such a total con
Arthur English is quite probably Aldershot Football Club’s most well-known celebrity fan. And as a fan of the sitcom Are You Being Served and with his passing being almost a … Continue reading Plain English: The life and times of a comedy legend
I hadn’t really noticed them missing from the High Street. Well, not much. But then I’d have no reason now to shop in such an outlet. However, Mothercare is another … Continue reading The demise of Mothercare plus a musical spin
So with Christmas (not Chrimbo… just… no) fast approaching, here’s a really decent stocking filler that I wasn’t aware of and was just listening to the authors on talkSPORT chatting … Continue reading Got, Not Got: The perfect stocking filler for your over-40?
Remember the 80s? Things were simpler then. No really, they were. Happiness in the 80s was a ThunderCats bedspread, Hungry Hippos board game and, if you were lucky, a Sony … Continue reading Book Of Dreams: Home shopping catalogue nostalgia
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, OBE (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist. He was the longest … Continue reading John Peel
Old tv programmes that you remember as a child can often rear their heads in conversation. Yesterday while queuing for a pre-shop breakfast at a local Tesco, Ken Goodwin came … Continue reading Remembering ‘The Comedians’
MICHAEL STIPE: Your Capricious Soul Michael Stipe, as you can tell, is not your usual pop star. In fact, he’s not really a pop star at all these days, though … Continue reading It’s the end of the world as we know it… and Michael Stipe feels fine
I always thought the best thing to come out of Wiltshire was XTC. And perhaps their song ‘English Roundabout’ refers to that particular madness in Swindon. But within the confines … Continue reading Cleese, XTC, Marlborough and other Wiltshire delights