Category Archives: Politics

I’m An Achiever

I thought loaves of bread were stupid fairy tales, And that wholemeal Will Self was not for me. Loaves were out to get me, They slapped my face and screamed, Dizzy Pointless Osman in my dreams. Then I did a … Continue reading

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Can It Be Springtime Now Please?

Well this is wrong. 53.4% of us voted for no more snow ever. Only 46.6% voted for more snow. The will of the people is clear, no more snow ever. The NoSnows won, get over it. But you can’t get … Continue reading

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Do The Barthes, Man

Observation: the UK and the USA are currently governed by figures who clearly don’t give a flying fuck about the lives of the citizens they are meant to represent yet the majority of those citizens seem content to lie back … Continue reading

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Careful Whisper

We must whisper. Speaking too loudly will spoil things. Softly, softly speakee hopefully. No comma before ‘hopefully’ thus it is an adjective. I am feeling hopeful. I am not feeling hopeful about my sleep patterns returning to normal any time … Continue reading

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Remember when Labour came to power in the late nineties after almost two decades of Tory rule? Remember how the anti-Labour papers jumped on the role of Alistair Campbell, non-member of Parliament, no portfolio as such but hugely influential when … Continue reading

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Brecht Your Bottom Dollar

Eleven pages. That’s how long my letter of dispute to the Department of Wank and Pensions stretches. Eleven pages intended to show them that their assessment process utterly failed to truly produce an accurate representation of the struggles I suffer … Continue reading

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Wilderness of Pain

I’m almost twice the age I expected to reach when I was a teenage dreamer lost in a world of rock and roll. I was meant to join the 27 club as far as I was concerned – just another … Continue reading

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