Rock Docs And Cringeworthy Demographic Signalling

I love a good music documentary especially a meander through the career of any artist of note and longevity but one of the eternal annoyances in latter years is the seeming need to insert a flavour of the moment artist suddenly saying that this old foggie has been such an influence on them. The folly…

Daylight Savings Screaming Ab Dabs

The madness of playing with time…

Enterprise Culture 1986

Found a 1986 UK government enterprise culture leaflet. Filed away and thrust in my hand just before I first went self employed. In retrospect it reads more pro-the-little-guy-starting-out than the get rich quick startup (heavily in debt startup aiming to get bought by a large corporate or we’ll never make any money) culture of today….

Fake Logic

An item like this… Fake news 'crowding out' real news — BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) July 29, 2018 Will inevitably produce a response like this… Yeah and it all comes from the BBC — Ste Matthew Murray🇵🇸♿🏳️‍🌈 (@SteMattMurray) July 29, 2018 The work of ‘Fake news’ is done.

Stats And Happiness In England

For whatever reason I was looking at Rightmove’s annual happiness index related to where you live in the UK. First off a huge “What the actual ***” moment for Luton, a down-at-heal town forever rubbished, scorned, derided and snubbed ,multi-time winner of Britain’s Crappiest town seems to score highly on overall happiness despite how many…

Only in Britain…

It’s raining in Bristol. People are cheering — Sophie Sayer (@Sophiesayer) July 20, 2018

Smalls Support

Colyton airs laundry in support of washing line mum — BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) June 12, 2018 Gotta love a little kickback against a smidgen of social snobbery